Known for films like ‘Guide’, ‘Pyaasa’, ‘Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam’, ‘Delhi-6’, ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ and several others, the actress has played countless memorable characters on the celluloid, and has a career spanning almost seven decades.
After a major disappointment when she was rejected for a big-ticket film (Vijay Bhatt's "Goonj Uthi Shehnai", 1959) as she was not "star material", she made her name in "Dil Deke Dekho" (1959), which was among the first of Shammi Kapoor from his swinging era.
Last year, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019 was conferred on Rajinikanth.
South Superstar Rajinikanth received the Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest honour in Indian cinema. The actor received the prestigious award from Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday.
Bhubaneswar: Raising their voice against discrimination through a short film, students of the city based Sai International School have won the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award. Their short film ‘Labels’ that won the award highlights how stereotypes in the society are posing hurdles for individual growth. The team behind the film won the award in the […]
Mumbai: Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri’s first short film “Mohammad and Urvashi” has bagged the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award. Agnihotri announced the news on social media and tweeted: “Happy to announce my first short film ‘Mohammad and Urvashi’ has bagged Dadasaheb Phalke award. Best Actor for Myukh Ray. It’s also one year of ‘Buddha in a Traffic Jam'”. […]
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor will be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award at Prithvi Theatre here on Sunday, his son Kunal has confirmed
Renowned Telugu producer D. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, breathed his last here Wednesday. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was 79
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday congratulated Amitabh Bachchan on being named the Dadasaheb Phalke award recipient saying, the iconic actor has inspired generations of cine lovers and actors. The 76-year-old megastar, who has presented memorable performances in a career spanning five decades in the cine industry, was on Tuesday named the Dadasaheb […]
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday said he is giving the National Films Awards ceremony a miss as he is “down with fever”. The 77-year-old actor, who was set to be honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2018 at the ceremony to be held on Monday in New Delhi, shared the news on […]
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday presented megastar Amitabh Bachchan with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Indian cinema’s highest honour, in a special ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here. Bachchan was earlier supposed to receive the honour at the National Film Awards ceremony last Monday, but the actor was unable to attend the event […]
Mumbai: Maharashtra Government on Thursday said legendary singer Asha Bhosle has been selected for Maharashtra Bhushan award, the state government’s highest honour. A committee chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to select Bhosle for the award for the year 2020. The award, instituted in 1996 by the state government to recognise distinguished work and […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Dadasaheb Phalke award, country’s highest film honour will be presented this year to Rajnikant for his “outstanding contribution for the growth and development of Indian cinema,” Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar made the announcement during a presser today. “Happy to announce Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2019 to one of the greatest […]