List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2021) Winners
Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javedkar announced that the famous actor Rajnikanth has been honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award 2019. He has been awarded for his timeless and majestic contribution to Indian cinema as an actor, a producer and a screenwriter. Take a look at the tweet shared by the Minister below:
Happy to announce #Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2019 to one of the greatest actors in history of Indian cinema Rajnikant ji
His contribution as actor, producer and screenwriter has been iconic
I thank Jury @ashabhosle @SubhashGhai1 @Mohanlal@Shankar_Live #BiswajeetChatterjee pic.twitter.com/b17qv6D6BP— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) April 1, 2021
The jury this year for the prestigious award included playback singing queen Asha Bhosle, director-producer of Saudagar- Subhash Ghai, Malayalam icon Mohanlal, music director and singer Shankar Mahadevan and Biswajeet Chatterjee.
Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021
On 20 February 2021, the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021 took place in Mumbai and was aired live on ZEE5.
Here is the list of winners of the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021:
- Best Actor (Female)- Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak
- Best Actor (Male)- Akshay Kumar, Laxmii
- Critic's Best Actress- Kiara Advani, Guilty
- Critic’s Best Actor- Sushant Singh Rajput
- Best Film- Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
- Best International Feature Film- Parasite
- Most Versatile Actor- Kay Kay Menon
- Best Director- Anurag Basu, Ludo
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Vikrant Massey, Chhapaak
- Best Actress in Supporting Role- Radhika Madan
- Best Actor in Comic Role- Kunal Kemmu, Lootcase
- Best Actor (Web Series)- Bobby Deol, Aashram
- Best Actress (Web Series)- Sushmita Sen, Aarya
- Best Web Series- Scam: 1992
- Album of the Year- Titliyaan
- Best Television Series- Kundali Bhagya
- Photographer of the Year- Daboo Ratnani
- Style Diva of the Year- Divya Khosla Kumar
- Best Actress in Television Series- Surbhi Chandna
- Best Actor in Television Series- Dheeraj Dhoopar
- Performer of the Year- Nora Fatehi
- Outstanding Contribution to Film Industry- Dharmendra
- Outstanding Contribution to Literature in Indian Cinema- Chetan Bhagat
About Dada Saheb Phalke Award:
The Dadasaheb Phalke Awards is India's highest award in cinema and is presented annually at the National Films Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The very first recipient of this award was Devika Rani who received it in 1969 on the occasion of the 17th National Films Awards.
Dadasaheb Phalke is known as the 'Father of Indian Cinema'. He made India's first full-length feature film Raja Harishchandra in 1913. Hence, to commemorate Dadasaheb Phalke, the Government of India has started the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1969.
The recipients are honoured for their "outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema." The winners of the Dadasaheb Phalke award is selected by a committee consisting of eminent personalities from the Indian film industry. The award comprises a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medallion, a shawl, and a cash prize of Rs. 10 Lakh.
Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020 Winners:
|1||Best Film||Super 30|
|2||Best Actor||Hrithik Roshan (Super 30)|
|3||Most Promising Actor||Kiccha Sudeep|
|4||Best Actor in Television Series||Dheeraj Dhoopar|
|5||Best Actress in Television||Divyanka Tripathi|
|6||Most Favourite Television Actor||Harshad Chopda|
|7||Most Favourite Jodi in Television Series||Sriti Jha and Shabbir Ahluwalia (Kumkum Bhagya)|
|8||Best Television Series||Kumkum Bhagya|
|9||Best Playback Singer Male||Armaan Malik|
|10||Best Reality Show||Bigg Boss 13|
List of previous recipients of Dadasaheb Phalke Award
|Ceremonial Year||Recipient||Film industry|
|2018 (66th)||Amitabh Bachchan||Hindi|
|2017 (65th)||Vinod Khanna||Hindi|
|2016 (64th)||Kasinathuni Viswanath||Telugu|
|2015 (63rd)||Manoj Kumar||Hindi|
|2014 (62nd)||Shashi Kapoor||Hindi|
|2011 (59th)||Soumitra Chatterjee||Bengali|
|2010 (58th)||K. Balachander||Tamil, Telugu|
|2009 (57th)||D. Ramanaidu||Telugu|
|2008 (56th)||V. K. Murthy||Hindi|
|2007(55th)||Manna Dey||Bengali, Hindi|
|2006 (54th)||Tapan Sinha||Bengali, Hindi|
|2005 (53rd)||Shyam Benegal||Hindi|
|2004 (52nd)||Adoor Gopalakrishnan||Malayalam|
|2003 (51st)||Mrinal Sen||Bengali|
|2002 (50th)||Dev Anand||Hindi|
|2001 (49th)||Yash Chopra||Hindi|
|2000 (48th)||Asha Bhosle||Hindi, Marathi|
|1999 (47th)||Hrishikesh Mukherjee||Hindi|
|1998 (46th)||B. R. Chopra||Hindi|
|1997 (45th)||Kavi Pradeep||Hindi|
|1996 (44th)||Sivaji Ganesan||Tamil|
|1994 (42nd)||Dilip Kumar||Hindi|
|1993 (41st)||Majrooh Sultanpuri||Hindi|
|1992 (40th)||Bhupen Hazarika||Assamese|
|1991 (39th)||Bhalji Pendharkar||Marathi|
|1990 (38th)||Akkineni Nageswara Rao||Telugu|
|1989 (37th)||Lata Mangeshkar||Hindi, Marathi|
|1988 (36th)||Ashok Kumar||Hindi|
|1987 (35th)||Raj Kapoor||Hindi|
|1986 (34th)||B. Nagi Reddy||Telugu|
|1985 (33rd)||V. Shantaram||Hindi, Marathi|
|1984 (32nd)||Satyajit Ray||Bengali|
|1983 (31st)||Durga Khote||Hindi, Marathi|
|1982 (30th)||L. V. Prasad||Hindi, Tamil, Telugu|
|1980 (28th)||Paidi Jairaj||Hindi, Telugu|
|1979 (27th)||Sohrab Modi||Hindi|
|1978 (26th)||Raichand Boral||Bengali, Hindi|
|1977 (25th)||Nitin Bose||Bengali, Hindi|
|1976 (24th)||Kanan Devi||Bengali|
|1975 (23rd)||Dhirendra Nath Ganguly||Bengali|
|1974 (22nd)||Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy||Telugu|
|1973 (21st)||Ruby Myers (Sulochana)||Hindi|
|1972 (20th)||Pankaj Mullick||Bengali & Hindi|
|1971 (19th)||Prithviraj Kapoor||Hindi|
|1970 (18th)||Birendranath Sircar||Bengali|
|1969 (17th)||Devika Rani||Hindi|
This award is the highest official recognition for film personalities in the country. The above list of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2021) is useful for all upcoming competitive examination to be held in India.
Who received the first Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
In 1969, Devika Rani received the first Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
Who started Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
In 1969, the Government of India started the Dadasaheb Phalke Award to commemorate the Father of Indian Cinema- Dadasaheb Phalke.
Who is known as the Father of Indian Cinema?
Dadasaheb Phalke is known as the Father of Indian Cinema. He made India's first full-length feature film Raja Harishchandra in 1913.
Who was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2019?
Famous actor Rajnikant was awarded the 2019 Dada Phalke Award.