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Phalke for VK Murthy

Ace cinematographer VK Murthy will be presented the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2008 by President Pratibha Patil at the 56th National Film Awards function in Delhi on Friday.

entertainment Updated: Mar 18, 2010 01:23 IST

Ace cinematographer VK Murthy will be presented the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2008 by President Pratibha Patil at the 56th National Film Awards function in Delhi on Friday.



Murthy shot India’s first cinemascope (75mm) movie,

Kaagaz Ke Phool

. He was a part of filmmaker Guru Dutt’s team.



His works includes films like

Pyaasa

and

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

.



He has also worked with Shyam Benegal and Govind Nihalini.