Dadasaheb Phalke Award


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Dadasaheb Phalke Award

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is an annual award given by the Indian government for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema. It was instituted in 1969, the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke, considered the father of Indian cinema.The award for a particular year is given during the end of the following year along with the National Film Awards.
    » First Awardee was Devika Rani (1969).



Year Recipient Contribution AS
1969 Devika Rani Actress
1970 B.N. Sircar Producer
1971 Prithviarj Kapoor Actor, Director, Producer
1972 Pankaj Mallick Singer, Actor, Composer
1973 Sulochana Actress
1974 B.N. Reddi Director, Producer
1975 Dhiren Ganguly Actor, Director, Producer
1976 Kanan Devi Actress, Singer, Producer
1977 Nitin Bose Cinematographer, Director, Producer
1978 R.C. Boral Composer
1979 Sohrab Modi Actor, Director, Producer
1980 Jairaj Actor, Director, Producer
1981 Naushad Composer
1982 L.V. Prasad Actor, Director, Producer
1983 Durga Khote Actress
1984 Satyajit Ray Director, Producer
1985 V.Shantaram Director, producer, actor
1986 B. Nagi Reddi Producer
1987 Raj Kapoor Actor, Director
1988 Ashok Kumar Actor, Singer
1989 Lata Mangeshkar Singer, Producer
1990 A. Nageshwar Rao Actor
1991 Bhalji Pendharkar Producer, Director
1992 Bhupen Hazarika Composer, Singer, Producer
1993 Majrooh Sultanpuri Lyricist
1994 Dilip Kumar Actor
1995 Dr. Raj Kumar Actor, Singer, Producer
1996 Sivaji Ganesan Actor
1997 Pradeep Lyricist, Poet
1998 B.R. Chopra Director, Producer
1999 Hrishikesh Mukherjee Director
2000 Asha Bhosle Singer
2001 Yash Chopra Director, Producer
2002 Dev Anand Actor, Director, Producer
2003 Mrinal Sen Director
2004 Adoor Gopalakrishnan Director
2005 Shyam Benegal Director
2006 Tapan Sinha Director
2007 Manna Dey Singer
2008 V. K. Murthy Cinematographer
2009 D. Ramanaidu Producer
2010 K. Balachander Director
2011 Soumitra Chatterjee Actor
2012 Pran Krishan Sikand (Pran) Actor
2013 Gulzar (Sampooran Singh Kalra) Lyricist
2014 Shashi Kapoor Actor
2015 Manoj Kumar Actor




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