All time Charming Actor, Shashi Kapoor, has been chosen for Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2014. The Gem of Bollywood Industry will be the 46th winner of this highly celebrated award. The Dada Saheb Phalke Award is the highest award in Indian cinema. The award is presented every year at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award comprises a Swarn Kamal (Golden Lotus), a cash prize of Rs.10 lakh and a shawl.
- Shashi Kapoor has acted in a huge number of Hindi movies as well as in a few English movies.
- In 2011, he was conferred with the Padma Bhushan Award by the Government of India.
- Other than acting, Kapoor had directed and produced many movies.
- He dominated the Hindi Movie Industry in 1970s and also in 1980s.
- He is also known as India’s First International Star.