List of Dadasaheb Phalke award Winners (Important for competitive exam)

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s highest award in cinema. It is exhibited yearly at the National Film Awards function by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an association set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The beneficiary is regarded for their “exceptional commitment to the development and improvement of Indian silver screen” and is chosen by a board comprising of prominent identities from the Indian film industry.

Initially introduced in 1969, the award was introduced by the Government of India to recognize Dadasaheb Phalke’s commitment to Indian film. Phalke (1870–1944), who is popularly known as and often regarded as “the father of Indian cinema“, was an Indian film-maker who directed India’s first full-length feature film, “Raja Harishchandra” (1913). It is a silent movie.The real name of Dada saheb phalke is Dhundiraj Govind Phalke.

List of Dadasaheb Phalke award Winners (Important for competitive exam)

List of Dadasaheb Phalke award Winners (Important for competitive exam)

 

Shashi Kapoor

2015
 

Gulzar

2014
 

Pran

2013
 

Soumitra Chatterjee

2012
 

K. Balachander

2011
 

V. K. Murthy

2010
 

D. Ramanaidu

2010
 

Manna Dey

2009
 

Tapan Sinha

2008
 

Shyam Benegal

2007
 

Mrinal Sen

2005
 

Adoor Gopalakrishnan

2005
 

Dev Anand

2003
 

Yash Chopra

2003
 

Asha Bhosle

2001
 

Baldev Raj Chopra

2000
 

Hrishikesh Mukherjee

2000
 

Kavi Pradeep

1998
 

Sivaji Ganesan

1997
 

Rajkumar

1996
 

Dilip Kumar

1995
 

Majrooh Sultanpuri

1994
 

Bhupen Hazarika

1993
 

Bhalji Pendharkar

1992
 

Akkineni Nageswara Rao

1991
 

Lata Mangeshkar

1990
 

Ashok Kumar

1989
 

Raj Kapoor

1988
 

B. Nagi Reddy

1987
 

V. Shantaram

1986
 

Satyajit Ray

1985
 

Durga Khote

1984
 

L. V. Prasad

1983
 

Naushad

1982
 

Paidi Jairaj

1981
 

Sohrab Modi

1980
 

Raichand Boral

1979
 

Nitin Bose

1978
 

Dhirendra Nath Ganguly

1976
 

Kanan Devi

1976
 

Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy

1975
 

Ruby Myers

1974
 

Pankaj Mullick

1973
 

Prithviraj Kapoor

1972
 

Birendranath Sircar

1971
 

Devika Rani

1970

 

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