Dadasaheb Phalke award for legendary actor Pran
Pran Krishan Sikand, popularly known as Pran, will be conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
Pran is the 60th film personality to receive this honour. In 2011, Soumitra Chatterjee was honored with this award and then in the year 2012, no one was conferred this award.
Pran has acted in more than 350 films from 1942 – 2007 and is known as a movie villain and character actor in Hindi cinema.
Dadasaheb Phalke Award:
- India’s highest award in cinema
- Conferred yearly by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema.
- Award comprises a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medallion, a cash prize of INR 1 million and a shawl.
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