Dadasaheb Phalke Award: News

03 Feb 2023

Telugu Films

Legendary filmmaker K Viswanath passes away at 92

Legendary filmmaker and a prominent name in the Telugu film industry, Kasinadhuni Viswanath died late on Thursday night, at the age of 92, after suffering from age-related ailments.

27 Sep 2022


Asha Parekh to become 52nd recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Veteran Bollywood actor Asha Parekh will be conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur confirmed on Tuesday.

01 Apr 2021


Rajinikanth awarded the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award; PM congratulates 'Thalaiva'

The 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award has been conferred upon superstar Rajinikanth.

30 Dec 2019


My hero: Abhishek congratulates Amitabh for Dadasaheb Phalke award

On Sunday, actor Abhishek Bachchan took to his Instagram to pen a heartfelt note for father and veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan after the latter was conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award.

23 Dec 2019

Venkaiah Naidu

Down with fever: Bachchan to skip National Film Awards ceremony

Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday revealed that he will not be able to attend the National Film Awards ceremony in Delhi on Monday (December 23). He said he is down with fever and is not allowed to travel.

25 Sep 2019


Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award win: Deeply grateful and humbled

Amitabh Bachchan, who was "selected unanimously" for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, took to Twitter to express that he feels "deeply grateful and most humbled" for this honor.

13 May 2019


Shocker! Rakhi Sawant wins Dadasaheb Phalke for 'Best Item Dancer'

Rakhi Sawant always hits headlines for her controversial statements and/or moves that usually leave us laughing.

30 Dec 2018

West Bengal

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.

05 Sep 2018


Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to chest infection

On Wednesday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar was hospitalized after he complained of difficulty in breathing.

02 Jun 2018


Term 'Bollywood' is derogatory, according to this BJP leader

Bharatiya Janata Party's General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has found a new project- to change the name of Bollywood to something that isn't 'derogatory'.

30 Apr 2018


Asha Bhosle sings Marathi song in Kolkata; appreciates Bengali's music-sense

Singing legend Asha Bhosle has said that she appreciates the music sense of the Bengalis as they never put pressure on her for singing popular Hindi movie songs and leave it to her choice in any public event.

30 Apr 2018


Google celebrates Dadasaheb Phalke's 148th birthday with a doodle

Google dedicated a Doodle to "Father of Indian Cinema" Dadasaheb Phalke on his 148th birth anniversary.

23 Apr 2018

Anushka Sharma

Shahid dedicates his Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence award to wife Mira

Shahid Kapoor, who was presented with the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence award (Best Actor) for his portrayal of a Rajput king named Maharawal Ratan Singh in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat', has dedicated the award to his beloved wife Mira Rajput Kapoor.

19 Apr 2018


Kartik Aaryan adjudged Best Entertainer at Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards

'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' brought Kartik Aaryan to the fore and how. Not only his fan following multiplied folds, he is also getting offers from big banners.

13 Apr 2018


National Film Awards: Sridevi awarded best actress, Newton best film

The 65th National Awards were announced on Friday, at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi. The ceremony will be held on May 3 with the President handing over awards to the winners.

10 Apr 2018

Deepika Padukone

'Padmaavat': Ranveer Singh to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award

Ranveer Singh gave a performance of a lifetime in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum-opus 'Padmaavat'.

04 Dec 2017


Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away today at the age of 79. He is survived by his three children Karan, Kunal and Sanjana Kapoor.