Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan would soon receive the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The award in 1969 was instituted in honour of legendary film producer-director Dadasaheb Phalke, also known as Father of Indian cinema.
Union minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted, “The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest Congratulations to him.”