The who’s who of B-town were awarded for their contribution to the Bollywood industry
The 143rd Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards ceremony (not to be confused with Government of India’s ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Award’) was held yesterday, May 3, 2012 at Juhu’s Tulip Star Hotel. Included in the list of celebs who attended the event were Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu, yesteryear actor Sulochana, Kajol, Ali Zafar, Vinod Khanna and many more.
As per the original plan Aamir Khan was supposed to unveil the wax statue of Dadasaheb Phalke, but he missed the event and so Big B was called upon to do the honours. Apart from this, the rest of the event went as per schedule.
While B-town actors like Amitabh Bachcan, Vinod Khanna, Ali Zafar were awarded with Phalke Ratna, Legendary Actor and Phalke New Talent Award respectively, Indian television wasn’t left out. Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar received the awards for Best Actor – Television.
DADASAHEB PHALKE ACADEMY 2012 – PROMINENT AWARDEES LIST
Amitabh Bachchan – Phalke Ratna
Tanuja – Legendary Actress
Vinod Khanna – Legendary Actor
Ali Zafar – Phalke New Talent Award
Ajay Devgan (Singham) – Outstanding Performance
Vidya Balan (The Dirty Picture) – Phalke Memorable Performance Award
Waheeda Rehman – Phalke Icon Cine Artiste Award
Saira Banu – Dilip Kumar – Saraswatibai Phalke Award
Rohit Shetty – Best Classical & Commercial Director
Dilip Sen- Sameer Sen – Parivar Phalke Kalpataru Award – Jamaal Sen
Chaitanya Padukone – Senior Film Journalist
Ekta Kapoor – Phalke Icon Producer Award – Film & Television
Ram Kapoor (Bade Achhe Lagte Hain) – Best Actor Television
Saakshi Tanvar (Bade Achhe Lagte Hain) – Best Actress Television
Parineeti Chopra – Phalke New Talent Award
Farhan Akhtar (Zindagi Naa Milegi Dobara) – Best Commercial Film
Prakash Raj – Phalke Versatile Cine Star
Ram Gopal Gupta – Phalke Senior Most Producer
Gurudas Maan – Phalke Versatile Singer Award