Dear Aspirants, Award and Honour is the most important part of current affairs for every competitive examination. About 3 to 4 questions came from this portion so students must read Award and Honour for examination.
In this article, we provide a complete list of Dada Saheb Phalke Award from 1969 to 2019 which are useful for all competitive examinations like Railway NTPC, Group-D, SSC, Banking, UPSC, OPSC, OSSSC, and State PSU.
What is Dada Saheb Phalke Award?
India’s highest award in cinema is the” Dada Saheb Phalke Award” which is given annually by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian Cinema.
It is awarded by the Directorate of film festivals, an organization set up by the Ministry of Information and broadcasting of India.
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It was instituted in 1969, the birth centenary year of Dada Saheb Phalke, considered as the Father of Indian Cinema.
Phalke Award comprises a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) and a cash prize of Rs. 10,00,000.
Actress Devika Rani is the first recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the 1969 year, who was honored at the 17th National Film Awards.
The most recent recipient of the award is actor Amitabh Bachchan who will be honored at the 66th National Film Awards for the year 2018 in the ceremony in 2019.
Recipients of Dada Saheb Phalke Award till 2019
|Ceremonial Year||Recipients||Category||Film industry|
|1970(18th)||Birendra Nath Sircar||Producer||Bengali|
|1971 (19th)||Prithviraj Kapoor||Actor (posthumous)||Hindi|
|1972(20th)||Pankaj Mullick||Composer (music director)||Bengali & Hindi|
|1973(21st)||Ruby Myers (Sulochana)||Actress||Hindi|
|1974(22nd)||Bomireddi Narasimha Reddy||Director||Telugu|
|1977 (25th)||Nitin Bose||Cinematographer, Director, Writer||Bengali, Hindi|
|1978 (26th)||Rai Chand Boral||Composer, Director||Bengali, Hindi|
|1979 (27th)||Sohrab Modi||actor, director, producer||Hindi|
|1980(28th)||Paidi Jairaj||Actor, Director||Hindi, Telugu|
|1981(29th)||Naushad Ali||Composer (music director)||Hindi|
|1982(30th)||L. V. Prasad||Actor, Director, Producer||Hindi, Tamil, Telugu|
|1983(31st)||Durga Khote||Actress||Hindi, Marathi|
|1985(33rd )||V. Shantaram||Actor, Director, Producer||Hindi, Marathi|
|1986(34th )||B. Nagi Reddy||Producer||Telugu|
|1987(35th )||Raj Kapoor||Actor, Director||Hindi|
|1988(36th )||Ashok Kumar||Actor||Hindi|
|1989(37th )||Lata Mangeshkar||Singer||Hindi, Marathi|
|1990 (38th)||Akkineni Nageswara Rao||Actor||Telugu|
|1991(39th)||Bhalji Pendharkar||Director, Producer, Writer||Marathi|
|1992(40th)||Bhupen Hazarika||Composer (music director)||Assamese|
|1993 (41st)||Majrooh Sultanpuri||Lyricist||Hindi|
|1998(46th)||B.R. Chopra||Director , producer||Hindi|
|1999 (47th)||Hrishikesh Mukherjee||Director||Hindi|
|2000(48th )||Asha Bhosle||Singer||Hindi, Marathi|
|2001(49th )||Yash Chopra||Director , producer||Hindi|
|2002 (50th )||Dev Anand||Actor, Director, Producer||Hindi|
|2003(51st )||Mrinal Sen||Director||Bengali|
|2004(52nd )||Adoor Gopalakrishnan||Director||Malayalam|
|2005(53rd )||Shyam Benegal||Director||Hindi|
|2006 (54th )||Tapan Sinha||Director||Bengali, Hindi|
|2007(55th )||Manna Dey||Director||Bengali, Hindi|
|2008 (56th )||V. K. Murthy||Cinematographer||Hindi|
|2009 (57th )||D. Rama Naidu||Director, Producer||Telugu|
|2010 (58th )||K. Balachander||Director||Tamil, Telugu|
|2011 (59th )||Soumitra Chatterjee||Actor||Bengali|
|2012 (60th )||Pran Krishna Sikand||Actor||Hindi|
|2013 (61st )||Gulzar||Director||Hindi|
|2014 (62nd )||Shashi Kapoor||Actor||Hindi|
|2015 (63rd )||Manoj Kumar||Actor||Hindi|
|2016 (64th )||Kasinathuni Viswanath||Director||Telugu|
|2017 (65th )||Vinod Khanna||Actor||Hindi|
|2018 (66th )||Amitabh Bachchan||Actor||Hindi|