Dada Saheb Phalke Award

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is an annual award given by the Indian government for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema. It was instituted in 1969, the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke, considered the father of Indian cinema.The award for a particular year is given during the end of the following year along with the National Film Awards.


First Awardee was Devika Rani (1969).  

Recipient
Contribution As
Year
Amitabh Bachchan
Actor
2018
Vinod Khanna
Actor
2017
Kasinathuni Viswanath
Director
2016
Manoj Kumar
Actor
2015
Shashi Kapoor
Actor
2014
Gulzar
Lyricist
2013
Pran Krishan Sikand (Pran)
Actor
2012
Soumitra Chatterjee
Actor
2011
K. Balachander
Director
2010
D. Ramanaidu
Producer
2009
V. K. Murthy
Cinematographer
2008
Manna Dey
Singer
2007
Tapan Sinha
Director
2006
Shyam Benegal
Director
2005
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Director
2004
Mrinal Sen
Director
2003
Dev Anand
Actor, Director, Producer
2002
Yash Chopra
Director, Producer
2001
Asha Bhosle
Singer
2000
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Director
1999
B. R. Chopra
Director, Producer
1998
Pradeep
Lyricist, Poet
1997
Sivaji Ganesan
Actor
1996
Dr. Raj Kumar
Actor, Singer, Producer
1995
Dilip Kumar
Actor
1994
Majrooh Sultanpuri
Lyricist
1993
Bhupen Hazarika
Composer, Singer, Producer
1992
Bhalji Pendharkar
Producer, Director
1991
A. Nageshwar Rao
Actor
1990
Lata Mangeshkar
Singer, Producer
1989
Ashok Kumar
Actor, Singer
1988
Raj Kapoor
Actor, Director
1987
B. Nagi Reddi
Producer
1986
V. Shantaram
Director, producer, actor
1985
Satyajit Ray
Director, Producer
1984
Durga Khote
Actress
1983
L. V. Prasad
Actor, Director, Producer
1982
Naushad
Composer
1981
Jairaj
Actor, Director, Producer
1980
Sohrab Modi
Actor, Director, Producer
1979
R. C. Boral
Composer
1978
Nitin Bose
Cinematographer, Director, Producer
1977
Kanan Devi
Actress, Singer, Producer
1976
Dhiren Ganguly
Actor, Director, Producer
1975
B. N. Reddi
Director, Producer
1974
Sulochana
Actress
1973
Pankaj Mallick
Singer, Actor, Composer
1972
Prithviarj Kapoor
Actor, Director, Producer
1971
B. N. Sircar
Producer
1970
Devika Rani
Actress
1969

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