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Amitabh Bachchan to receive country’s highest award in cinema ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Award’


Radhika Dhawad | Sep 24, 2019 19:30

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan would soon be receiving the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award on Tuesday in New Delhi. 
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan

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.”

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