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LATEST DADA SAHEB PHALKE AWARD WINNER 2015 & 47 YEARS WINNERS LIST

 Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2015 & 47 Years Winners List

Latest Year Winner (2015): Manoj Kumarene

Actor Manoj Kumar (HINDI), has been chosen for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the years 2015. The 78-year-old actor became the 47th recipient of the award, which consists of a golden lotus, a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh and a shawl.

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organization set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The recipient is honored for their "outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema and is selected by a committee consisting of eminent personalities from the Indian film industry. As of 2014, the award comprises a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medallion, a shawl, and a cash prize of 1,000,000 (US$15,000).
First presented in 1969, the award was introduced by the Government of India to commemorate Dadasaheb Phalke's contribution to Indian cinema. Phalke (1870–1944), who is popularly known as and often regarded as "the father of Indian cinema", was an Indian film-maker who directed India's first full-length feature film, Raja Harishchandra (1913).
The first recipient of the award was actress Devika Rani, who was honoured at the 17th National Film Awards. As of 2014, there have been 46 awardees. Among those, actor Prithviraj Kapoor is the sole posthumous recipient.
List of Palke Award Winners from the latest:
Year
Recipients
Language
2015
Manoj Kumar
Hindi
2014
Sashi Kumar
Hindi
2013
Gulsar
Hindi
2012
Pran Krishan Sikand
Hindi
2011
Soumitra Chatterjee
Bengali
2010
K.Balachander
Tamil, Telugu
2009
D.Ramanaidu
Telugu
2008
V. K. Murthy
Hindi
2007
Manna Dey
Bengali, Hindi
2006
Tapan Sinha
Bengali, Hindi
2005
Shyam Benegal
Hindi
2004
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Malayalam
2003
Mrinal Sen
Bengali
2002
Dev Anand
Hindi
2001
Yash Chopra
Hindi
2000
Asha Bhosle
Hindim Marathi
1999
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Hindi
1998
Baldev Raj Chopra
Hindi
1997
Kavi Pradeep
Hindi
1996
Sivaji Ganesan
Tamil
1995
Rajkumar
Kannada
1994
Dilip Kumar
Hindi
1993
Majrooh Sultanpuri
Hindi
1992
Bhupen Hazarika
Assamese
1991
Bhalji Pendharkar
Marathi
1990
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Telugu
1989
Lata Mangeshkar
Hindi, Marathi
1988
Ashok Kumar
Hindi
1987
Raj Kapoor
Hindi
1986
B. Nagi Reddy
Telugu
1985
V. Shantaram
Hindi, Marathi
1984
Satyajit Ray
Bengali
1983
Durga Khote
Hindi, Marathi
1982
L. V. Prasad
Hindi, Tamil, Telugu
1981
Naushad Ali
Hindi
1980
Paidi Jairaj
Hindi, Telugu
1979
Sohrab Modi
Hindi
1978
Raichand Boral
Bengali, Hindi
1977
Nitin Bose
Bengali, Hindi
1976
Dhirendra Nath Ganguly
Bengali, Hindi
1975
Kanan Devi
Bengali
1974
Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy
Telugu
1973
Ruby Myers
Hindi
1972
Pankaj Mullick
Bengali, Hindi
1971
Prithviraj Kapoor
Hindi
1970
Birendra Nath Sircar
Bengali
1969
Devika Rani Roerich
Hindi



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