Dadasaheb Phalke Award

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
·         Type                         National
·         Category                   Indian Cinema
·         Description               Lifetime Achievement Award
·         Instituted                   1969
·         First awarded            1969
·         Last awarded            2013
·         Total awarded           45
·         Awarded by               Directorate of Film Festivals
·         Cash award               INR1,000,000 (US$16,000)
·         First awardee(s)       Devika Rani
·         Recent awardee(s)   Shashi Kapoor

List of Recipients

Year
Recipient
Year
Recipient
2014
Gulzar

1991
Akkineni Nageswara Rao

2013
Pran

1990
Lata Mangeshkar

2012
Soumitra Chatterjee

1989
Ashok Kumar

2011
K. Balachander

1988
Raj Kapoor

2010
V. K. Murthy

1987
B. Nagi Reddy

2010
D. Ramanaidu

1986
V. Shantaram

2009
Manna Dey

1985
Satyajit Ray

2008
Tapan Sinha

1984
Durga Khote

2007
Shyam Benegal

1983
L. V. Prasad

2005
Mrinal Sen

1982
Naushad

2005
Adoor Gopalakrishnan

1981
Paidi Jairaj

2003
Dev Anand

1980
Sohrab Modi

2003
Yash Chopra

1979
Raichand Boral

2001
Asha Bhosle

1978
Nitin Bose

2000
Baldev Raj Chopra

1976
Dhirendra Nath Ganguly

2000
Hrishikesh Mukherjee

1976
Kanan Devi

1998
Kavi Pradeep

1975
Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy

1997
Sivaji Ganesan

1974
Ruby Myers

1996
Rajkumar

1973
Pankaj Mullick

1995
Dilip Kumar

1972
Prithviraj Kapoor

1994
Majrooh Sultanpuri

1971
Birendranath Sircar

1993
Bhupen Hazarika

1970
Devika Rani

1992
Bhalji Pendharkar




About Dhundiraj Govind Phalke:
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke was an Indian producer-director-screenwriter, known as the father of Indian cinema. Starting with his debut film, Raja Harishchandra in 1913, now known as India's first full-length feature, he made 95 movies and 26 short films in his career spanning 19 years, till 1937, including his most noted works: Mohini Bhasmasur (1913), Satyavan Savitri (1914), Lanka Dahan (1917), Shri Krishna Janma (1918) and Kaliya Mardan (1919)
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