List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winners

Dadasaheb Phalke is the top most award in India in the field of cinema. The award has been named after Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian cinema. This award includes Swarna Kamal medal and a shawl. The award also has a cash component of  Rs. one million.

Dadasaheb Phalke awards are given every year at the National Film Awards ceremony.

The first person to be honored with Dadasaheb Phalke award was actress Devika Rani in 1969.

Actors Prithviraj Kapoor (1971) and Vinod Khanna (2017) were awarded posthumously.

Four pairs of siblings have won the Dadasaheb Phalke award:

  1. Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy (1974) and Bommireddy Nagi Reddy (1986)
  2. Raj Kapoor (1987) and Shashi Kapoor (2014)
  3. Lata Mangeshkar (1989) and Asha Bhosle (2000)
  4. Baldev Raj Chopra (1998) and Yash Chopra (2001)
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List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winners

List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winners
Year Recipient Film industry Occupation
2019 Rajinikanth Tamil, Hindi Actor
2018 Amitabh Bachchan Hindi Actor
2017 Vinod Khanna Hindi Actor (Posthumous)
2016 Kasinathuni Viswanath Telugu Diretor
2015 Manoj Kumar Hindi Actor and Director
2014 Shashi Kapoor Hindi Actor, Director and Producer
2013 Gulzar Hindi Poet, Lyricist and Director
2012 Pran Hindi Actor
2011 Soumitra Chatterjee Bengali Actor
2010 K. Balachander Tamil, Telugu Director
2009 D. Ramanaidu Telugu Producer
2008 V. K. Murthy Hindi Cinematographer
2007 Manna Dey Bengali, Hindi Singer
2006 Tapan Sinha Bengali, Hindi Director
2005 Shyam Benegal Hindi Director
2004 Adoor Gopalakrishnan Malayalam Director
2003 Mrinal Sen Bengali Director
2002 Dev Anand Hindi Actor, Director and Producer
2001 Yash Chopra Hindi Director and Producer
2000 Asha Bhosle Hindi, Marathi Singer
1999 Hrishikesh Mukherjee Hindi Director
1998 B. R. Chopra Hindi Director and Producer
1997 Kavi Pradeep Hindi Lyricist
1996 Sivaji Ganesan Tamil Actor
1995 Rajkumar Kannada Actor
1994 Dilip Kumar Hindi Actor
1993 Majrooh Sultanpuri Hindi Lyricist
1992 Bhupen Hazarika Assamese Composer (Music Director)
1991 Bhalji Pendharkar Marathi Director, Producer and Writer
1990 Akkineni Nageswara Rao Telugu Actor
1989 Lata Mangeshkar Hindi, Marathi Singer
1988 Ashok Kumar Hindi Actor
1987 Raj Kapoor Hindi Actor and Director
1986 B. Nagi Reddy Telugu Producer
1985 V. Shantaram Hindi, Marathi Actor, Director and Producer
1984 Satyajit Ray Bengali Director
1983 Durga Khote Hindi, Marathi Actress
1982 L. V. Prasad Telugu, Tamil, Hindi Actor, Director and Producer
1981 Naushad Hindi Composer (Music Director)
1980 Paidi Jairaj Hindi, Telugu Actor and Director
1979 Sohrab Modi Hindi Actor, Director and Producer
1978 Raichand Boral Bengali, Hindi Composer and Director
1977 Nitin Bose Bengali, Hindi Cinematographer, Director and Writer,
1976 Kanan Devi Bengali Actress
1975 Dhirendra Nath Ganguly Bengali Actor and Director
1974 Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy Telugu Director
1973 Ruby Myers (Sulochana) Hindi Actress
1972 Pankaj Mullick Bengali, Hindi Composer (Music Director)
1971 Prithviraj Kapoor Hindi Actor (Posthumous)
1970 Birendranath Sircar Bengali Producer
1969 Devika Rani Hindi Actress
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