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44 Dadasaheb Phalke Award Articles
Shatrughan Sinha: The honour too late, too little for Pran!

Shatrughan Sinha: The honour too late, too little for Pran!

3 years ago 0
Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha feels that the Dadasaheb Phalke award has come to Pran, an actor par excellence, too late, but adds that the 93-year-old deserves the honour and it is better late than never “I’d say the honour is too late, too little, too delayed but thoroughly deserving for an incomparable actor who is also […] Read Article ▶
Pran to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Pran to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award

3 years ago 0
The veteran actor will receive the prestigious award for his contribution to Indian cinema Pran Krishan Sikand, 93, fondly known as Pran, will be conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the flawless performances he has delivered over the years. Read Article ▶
Republic Day special tribute: Patriotic song Ae mere watan ke logon completes 50 years!

Republic Day special tribute: Patriotic song Ae mere watan ke logon completes 50 years!

4 years ago 3
Kavi Pradeep’s patriotic number immortalised by Lata Mangeshkar has completed 50 years. Read the story behind the poet and his inspiration to write it It is a song that is sung on every patriotic occasion, had moved India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, to tears and its strong morale-boosting words provided solace to a nation […] Read Article ▶
Vidya Balan conferred with National Film Award

Vidya Balan conferred with National Film Award

4 years ago 0
Vidya Balan received the 59th National Award for The Dirty Picture on Thursday. The function was held in New Delhi and the winners were felicitated by Vice President Hamid Ansari Spotted wearing a pretty pink sari, Vidya Balan was seen hobnobbing with Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee at the event. Read Article ▶
59th National Film Awards: Our Vice President spouts clichés

59th National Film Awards: Our Vice President spouts clichés

4 years ago 0
What’s the Vice of the Vice President? Being a politician, Shri M Hamid Ansari, is condemned to being a boring person, but at least he could have sparked some life into his address while talking about Indian cinema at the 59th National Film Awards ceremony Since Cineswami didn’t want to disappoint fans, the VIP ringside […] Read Article ▶
100 years of Indian cinema: Top 10 films of the silent era

100 years of Indian cinema: Top 10 films of the silent era

4 years ago 4
The first film made by an Indian was Raja Harishchandra, which was shown to the public on May 3, 1913. As we enter the 100th year of India cinema, we take a look at the silent era (from 1913 to 1930) of the movies and present to you our top 10 films from this period […] Read Article ▶
Soumitra Chatterjee happy to get Dadasaheb Phalke award

Soumitra Chatterjee happy to get Dadasaheb Phalke award

5 years ago 2
Iconic Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee said the Dadasaheb Phalke award is a recognition of his hard work in the last 53 years Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, 77, said it was an “emotional moment” for him to be named for the Dadasaheb Phalke award – the highest honour in Indian cinema – and he would […] Read Article ▶

Asha Bhosle to judge ‘Sur Kshetra’ on Sahara One

5 years ago 0
Singing legend Asha Bhosle will be one of the judges on Sahara One’s Sur Kshetra, a new reality show that will feature singers from India and Pakistan. A source told IANS that the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and Padma Vibhushan winner, who has sung evergreen numbers like Mehbooba mehbooba, Piya tu ab to aaja, Chura liya hai […] Read Article ▶
Remembering Raj Kapoor!

Remembering Raj Kapoor!

5 years ago 1
On this very day 87 yeas ago, Indian cinema’s greatest showman was born – Ranbir Raj Kapoor. We take a look at his life and times On December 14, 1924, Ranbir Raj Kapoor was born to Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni Devi in Peshawar. Since his father was already popular in theatre and films, Raj Kapoor […] Read Article ▶
Dilip Kumar, happy birthday!

Dilip Kumar, happy birthday!

5 years ago 5
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar turns 89 today. We wish him a very happy birthday and a long life Muhammad Yusuf Khan, popularly known as Dilip Kumar, is a legendary Bollywood actor. Dilip Kumar turns 89 today. He started his career in 1944 with the film Jwar Bhata. He starred in a wide variety of films […] Read Article ▶
Bhupen Hazarika passes away

Bhupen Hazarika passes away

5 years ago 2
The legendary Assamese singer-composer passed away after fighting for life in hospital Bhupen Hazarika, veteran classical music director and singer, passed away in a Mumbai hospital today. He was 85. The legend had been ill for the past few months after a bout of pneumonia. He was critically ill and on dialysis when he died. […] Read Article ▶

Dev Anand bestowed with ‘Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Sanman’

5 years ago 0
The Madhya Pradesh government honoured legendary actor, Dev Anand with the 14th Rastriya Kishore Kumar Samman on the occasion of the late singer’s 25th death anniversary. According to a minister, an amount of Rs 2 lakh, an honour plaque and a shawl were given to the octogenerian actor for excellence in direction at his Mumbai […] Read Article ▶
Ashok Kumar: Wish him on his 100th birth anniversary

Ashok Kumar: Wish him on his 100th birth anniversary

5 years ago 0
The life and times of the ‘Dadamoni’ of Indian cinema He was a shy man with average looks, definitely not the Bollywood type; yet destiny had other plans for Ashok Kumar who got into showbiz by chance and never looked back. As the late actor’s 100th birth anniversary dawns Thursday, film historians and fans remember […] Read Article ▶
After Shammi Kapoor, his art director is no more

After Shammi Kapoor, his art director is no more

5 years ago 0
Dadasaheb Phalke Award-winner Shanti Das also passed away on August 14 As Bollywood mourned for Shammi Kapoor on August 14, not many knew that an art director who was first noticed in the actor’s film, Junglee, too passed way. Shanti Das, a Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner, was one of the most preferred art directors in […] Read Article ▶