Centre declares Asha Parekh as 52nd recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke award

Centre declares Asha Parekh as 52nd recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke award

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Category : Awards Published on: September 29 2022

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  • Veteran actress Asha Parekh has been declared the recipient of the 2020 Dadasaheb Phalke award, making her the 52nd awardee of the honour. 
  • The Dadasaheb Phalke committee comprises industry legends Asha Bhosle, Hema Malini, Udit Narayan, Poonam Dhillon and TS Nagabharana.
  • Southern film superstar Rajinikanth was the recipient of the last Dadasaheb Phalke award.
  • Dadasaheb Phalke award is the highest recognition in the field of Indian cinema. Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Kumar, Vinodh Khanna, Sashi Kapoor and Dev Anand are among the recipients of the prestigious award.
  • Established in 1954, the awards that come under the I&B ministry are being organised by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) for the first time after all the government’s film units were integrated under its ambit.
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