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When Raj Kapoor was too unwell to receive award, President came to him instead

  • Raj Kapoor was ordained with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1988. However, he was so ill that he could not have made his way up to the stage.
Raj Kapoor was awarded by the President in his seat, away from the stage.
Raj Kapoor was awarded by the President in his seat, away from the stage.
Published on Aug 09, 2021 12:20 PM IST
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Dadasaheb Phalke: Father figure of cinema in India

This remarkable filmmaker and screenwriter is credited with the making of 95 films which included the milestone Raja Harishchandra, India’s first full-length silent feature movie.
Having watched a silent movie titled The Life of Christ, Phalke was inspired to depict the story of Indian deities on the large screen.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
Having watched a silent movie titled The Life of Christ, Phalke was inspired to depict the story of Indian deities on the large screen.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
Updated on Feb 14, 2020 06:13 PM IST
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Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter, Kubbra Sait win at Dadasaheb Phalke awards 2019. See pics

Dhadak stars Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter won the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence award at the ceremony held in Mumbai. Check out the pics.
Janhvi Kapoor wore a red sari as she received the Dadasaheb Phalke award 2019 on Saturday.(Photo: Varinder Chawla)
Janhvi Kapoor wore a red sari as she received the Dadasaheb Phalke award 2019 on Saturday.(Photo: Varinder Chawla)
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 01:39 PM IST
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Google doodle marks Dadasaheb Phalke birth anniversary, Amitabh Bachchan pays homage

Google doodle marks Dadasaheb Phalke’s 148th birth anniversary.
Dadasaheb Phalke is considered the founding father of Indian cinema.
Dadasaheb Phalke is considered the founding father of Indian cinema.
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 11:43 AM IST
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