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
Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam
He has also worked with Shyam Benegal and Govind Nihalini.