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Dada Saheb Phalke Award Winners

The Dada Saheb Phalke Award is a prestigious and highest award given by the government of India for outstanding performance in Indian cinema. It is a lifetime achievement award given for the outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award was first presented in 1969, named after  “the father of Indian cinema” Dadasaheb Phalke.

Devika Rani was the first recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, who was honoured at the 17th National Film Awards.

The award is not only given to actors and actresses but also to filmmakers, writers, singers, technicians and other professionals associated with the Indian film industry.

There are questions asked on awards and honours including Dada Saheb Phalke awards in various competitive exams. If you are the aspirants of govt. exams like SSC, bank, PSC, Railway, Insurance, and other state-level exams then the list of winners are important to memorize.

List of recipients of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award

NameYear
Devikarani Royarik1969
B.N Sarkar1970
Prithiraj Kapur1971
Pankaj Maullik1972
Dhiren Ganguli1975
Kanon Devi1976
Niteen1977
Raychand Baral1978
Nowshad Ali1981
Durga Khote1983
Satyajit Roy1984
V. Shanta Ram1985
Raj kapur1987
Ashok Kumar1988
Lata mangeskar1989
Bhupen Hajarika1992
Dilip Kumar1994
Dr. raj Kumar1995
Sibaji Ganasan1996
Kabi Pradeep1997
B.C. Chopra1998
Hrikesh Mukerjee1999
Asha Voshle2000
Yes Chopra2001
Dev Anand2002
Mrinal Sen2003
Adur Gopal Krishnan2004
Sham Benegal2005
Tapan Sinha2006
Manna De2007
V.K. Murti2008
D. Ramanydu2009
K. Balchandra2010
Soumitra Chattapadhyay2011
Pran2012
Gulzar2013
Shashi Kapoor2014
Manoj Kumar2015
K. Viswanath2016
Vinod Khanna2017
Amitabh Bachchan2018
Rajinikanth2019
Asha Parekh2020
Waheeda Rehman2021

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