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Manoj Kumar To Be Awarded With Dada Saheb Phalke Award

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The Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest award in Cinema is presented annually at the National Film Awards Ceremony.



  • The Award for 2015 will be conferred upon Manoj Kumar, the 78 year old Veteran Actor who became famous with some his popular movies like Roti, Kapda aur Makaan, Kranti, Woh Kaun Thi.
  • He has received a National Award for the film Upkaar and Padma Shri by GOI.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award:

  • Who gives? : Government of India
  • First Awarded : In 1969
  • Why: For outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema.
  • Prize: Swarn Kamal (Golden Lotus), Cash Prize of 10 lakhs and a Shawl