Dadasaheb Phalke Award

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Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Award Information
Category Indian Cinema
Description Lifetime Achievement award
Instituted 1969
First awarded 1969
Last awarded 2013
Total awarded 45
Awarded by Govt. of India
Cash award INR 1,000,000
Medal Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus)
First awardee(s) Devika Rani
Recent awardee(s) Gulzar

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema given annually by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema.

The Award is given to a prominent personality from the Indian film industry, noted and respected for significant contributions to Indian cinema. A committee consisting eminent personalities from the Indian film industry is appointed to evaluate the award. Introduced in 1969, the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke, considered as the father of Indian cinema,[1] award is given to recognise the contribution of film personalities towards the development of Indian Cinema and for distinguished contribution to the medium, its growth and promotion.

The award for a particular year is given during the end of the following year along with the National Film Awards. The award comprises a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medallion, a cash prize of INR 1 million and a shawl.[2]

The amount of the cash prize has varied over the years, as illustrated by the following table:

Year Cash Prize
19691972 A plaque, a shawl and INR 11,000
1973 – 1976 A Gold medal, a shawl and INR 20,000
19771983 A Gold medal, a shawl and INR 40,000
19822002 Swarna Kamal, INR 100,000 and a Shawl
20032005 Swarna Kamal, INR 200,000 and a Shawl
2006 Swarna Kamal, INR 1,000,000 and a Shawl

Recipients[edit]

List of award recipients, showing the year and profession(s)
Year Image Recipient Awarded as Refs.
1969
(17th)
Devika Rani 2.jpg Devika Rani Chaudhuri Roerich Actress [3]
1970
(18th)
 – B. N. Sircar Producer [4]
1971
(19th)
Prithviraj Kapoor portrait 1929.jpg Prithviraj Kapoor Actor, Director, Producer
(Awarded posthumously)
[5]
1972
(20th)
Pankaj Mullick.jpg Pankaj Mullick Music Director [6]
1973
(21st)
Sulochana.jpg Ruby Myers (Sulochana) Actress [7]
1974
(22nd)
 – Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy Director [8]
1975
(23rd)
Dhirendranath Ganguly.jpg Dhirendranath Ganguly Actor, Director [9]
1976
(24th)
Kanan Devi.jpg Kanan Devi Actress [5]
1977
(25th)
 – Nitin Bose Cinematographer, Director, Screenwriter [10]
1978
(26th)
R.C Boral.jpg Raichand Boral Music Director, Director [11]
1979
(27th)
 – Sohrab Modi Actor, Director, Producer [5]
1980
(28th)
 – Paidi Jairaj Actor, Director [12]
1981
(29th)
Naushadsaab1.jpg Naushad Ali Music Director [13]
1982
(30th)
 – L. V. Prasad Actor, Director, Producer [14]
1983
(31st)
Durga Khote Amar Jyoti.jpg Durga Khote Actress [15]
1984
(32nd)
SatyajitRay.jpg Satyajit Ray Director [16]
1985
(33rd)
 – V. Shantaram Actor, Director, Producer [17]
1986
(34th)
 – Bommireddy Nagi Reddy Producer [18]
1987
(35th)
 – Raj Kapoor Actor, Director, Producer [19]
1988
(36th)
Ashok Kumar in Kismet1.jpg Ashok Kumar Actor [20]
1989
(37th)
Lata Mangeshkar - still 29065 crop.jpg Lata Mangeshkar Playback singer [21]
1990
(38th)
Glass paint of Akkineni Nageswara Rao.jpg Akkineni Nageswara Rao Actor [22]
1991
(39th)
 – Bhalji Pendharkar Director, Producer, Screenwriter [23]
1992
(40th)
Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, Assam, India.jpg Bhupen Hazarika Musician, singer, poet, filmmaker, lyricist [24]
1993
(41st)
 – Majrooh Sultanpuri Lyricist [5]
1994
(42nd)
Dilip Kumar 2006.jpg Dilip Kumar Actor [5]
1995
(43rd)
Rajkumar Kannada.jpg Rajkumar Actor, Singer [5]
1996
(44th)
 – Sivaji Ganesan Actor [25]
1997
(45th)
Kavi Pradeep, (1915-1998), in late 1930s.jpg Pradeep Lyricist [26]
1998
(46th)
B.R.Chopra.jpg B. R. Chopra Director, Producer [27]
1999
(47th)
 – Hrishikesh Mukherjee Director [28]
2000
(48th)
Asha Bhosle - still 47160 crop.jpg Asha Bhosle Playback Singer [29]
2001
(49th)
Yash Chopra cropped.jpg Yash Chopra Director, Producer [30]
2002
(50th)
Dev Anand still5.jpg Dev Anand Actor, Director, Producer [31]
2003
(51st)
Mrinal-sen.jpg Mrinal Sen Director [32]
2004
(52nd)
Adoorgopalakrishnan.JPG Adoor Gopalakrishnan Director [33]
2005
(53rd)
Shyam Benegal.jpg Shyam Benegal Director [34]
2006
(54th)
 – Tapan Sinha Director [35]
2007
(55th)
Manna-dey.jpg Manna Dey Playback singer [36]
2008
(56th)
V K Murthy.jpg V. K. Murthy Cinematographer [37]
2009
(57th)
D. Ramanaidu.jpg D. Ramanaidu Producer, Director [38]
2010
(58th)
K Balachander.jpg K. Balachander Director [39]
2011
(59th)
Soumitra Chatterjee - Kolkata 2011-05-09 2856.JPG Soumitra Chatterjee Actor [40]
2012
(60th)
Pran (cropped).jpg Pran Actor [41]
2013
(61st)
Gulzar 2008 - still 38227.jpg Gulzar Poet, Lyricist and Film director [42]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Veteran Film Producer Dr. D.Ramanaidu to be Honoured With Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the Year 2009". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 9 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "17th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "18th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
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  6. ^ "20th National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
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  8. ^ "22nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
  9. ^ "23rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  10. ^ "25th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  11. ^ "26th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  12. ^ "28th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  13. ^ "29th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  14. ^ "30th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  15. ^ "31st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  16. ^ "32nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  17. ^ "33rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  18. ^ "34th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  19. ^ "35th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  20. ^ "36th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  21. ^ "37th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  22. ^ "38th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  23. ^ "39th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  24. ^ "40th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  25. ^ "44th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  26. ^ "45th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  27. ^ "46th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  28. ^ "47th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  29. ^ "48th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  30. ^ "49th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  31. ^ "50th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  32. ^ "51st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  33. ^ "52nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  34. ^ "53rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  35. ^ "54th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  36. ^ "55th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  37. ^ "56th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  38. ^ "57th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 
  39. ^ "58th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  40. ^ "Soumitra Chatterjee to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2011 (DFF)". Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  41. ^ "Pran to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2013 (DFF)". Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  42. ^ "Veteran Film Lyricist and Director Gulzar to be conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2013" (Press release). Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 12 April 2014. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 

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