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The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is an outstanding and prominent award in Indian cinema. The award honors the recipients for their great contribution to the growth and improvement of cinema. It is offered yearly at the ceremony of National Film Awards sponsored by the Directorate of Film Festivals.
Awardees are chosen by a team of renowned individualities from the Indian Film Industry. This magnificent award includes a shawl, a Golden Lotus medal (Swarna Kamal), cash prize of 1,000,000 (US$15,000).
To celebrate Dadasaheb Phalke’s involvement, Government of India introduced this award and first honored in 1969. Dadasaheb often observed as and famously known as “the father of Indian cinema”. Further, he was as an eminent film-maker who directed Raja Harishchandra as a full-length feature film.
The award was first presented to actress Devika Rani at the 17th National Film Awards. There have been 49 awardees till 2017. In those recipients, actor Vinod Khanna and actor Prithviraj Kapoor are the only posthumous awardees.
Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards (2018):
Popular celebrities participated in the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards which was held at Andrews Auditorium, Mumbai. Individuals who put their immense contribution in Indian films and Television are honored with this great award.
|1.||Best actor (male)||Shahid Kapoor|
|2.||Best actor people’s choice award||Ranveer Singh|
|3.||Entertainer of the year||Kartik Aryan|
|4.||Best actress (critics)||Aditi Rao Hydari|
|5.||Lifetime achievement award||Simi Garewal|
|6.||Pride of Indian cinema||Sanjay Dutt|
|7.||Path breaking producer of the year||Anushka Sharma, Karnesh Sharma|
|8.||Best director||Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari|
|9.||Outstanding performance (male)||Raj Kumar Rao, Rana Daggubati|
|10.||Outstanding performance (female)||Tamannahh Bhatia, Kriti Sanon|
|11.||Promising face of the year||Aahana Kumra|
|12.||Best actor (male) Marathi||Vaibhav Tatwawaadi|
|13.||Best actor (female) Marathi||Pooja Sawant|
|14.||Socially conscious performance of the year||Rani Mukherjee|
|15.||Best comic role||Tusshar Kapoor|
|16.||Best lyricist||Manoj Muntashir|
|17.||Best performance in a short film||Divya Khosla Kumar|
|18.||Iconic contribution towards music||Hans Raj Hans|
|19.||Versatile Singer||Rani Hazarika|
|20.||Entertaining performance in reality show Bigg Boss||Hina Khan|
|21.||Best actress drama||Jennifer Winget|
|22.||Best actor(male) Television||Karan Patel|
|23.||Best reality show judge||Shilpa Shetty|
|24.||Best talk show host||Karan Johar|
|25.||Social and business entrepreneur of the year||Jaya Misra|
|26.||Best fashion designer of the year||Sanjukta Dutta|
|27.||Comic performer of the year||Sumona Chakraborty|
Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards (2018):
Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar bagged the best actor and actress awards in the same way at the Dadasaheb Phalke awards, presented by Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation, held in Mumbai.
Rakesh Roshan, who is a legendary Film Director, won an award of Lifetime Achievement for his contribution to the Film Industry.
|1.||Best Actor||Akshay Kumar|
|2.||Best Actress||Bhumi Pednekar|
|3.||Most Versatile Actress||Manisha Koirala|
|4.||Lifetime Achievement||Rakesh Roshan|
|5.||Best Actress in a Leading Role(Padman)||Sonam Kapoor|
|6.||Best Actor in a Character Role||Rajesh Sharma|
|7.||Best Playback Singer(Female)||Neeti Mohan|
|8.||Best Playback Singer(Male)||Armaan Malik|
|9.||Best TV Anchor||Aditya Narayan Jha|
|10.||Best Entertainer(TV)||Manish Paul|
|11.||Best Playback Singer(Jury)||Bhumi Trivedi|
|12.||Best Stage Anchor||Siddharth Kannan|
|13.||Best Producer(Short Films)||Sandip Marwah|
|14.||Most Entertaining Film
(Sonu ki Titu ki Sweety)
|15.||Saraswatibai Dadasaheb Phalke Best Actress (Lifetime)||Farida Jalal|
|16.||Best Debut Director||Konkona Sensharma|