JUST IN: Amitabh Bachchan Selected Unanimously For The Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2019

This year it is Amitabh Bachchan who will be handed over the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The announcement has been made by the I & B Minister of India

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JUST IN: Amitabh Bachchan Selected Unanimously For The Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2019

Amitabh Bachchan, who has entertained us for years, will finally receive his due as he will be given the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The announcement has been made by the I & B Minister of India, Prakash Javadekar on Twitter. Last year, it was late Vinod Khanna who was given this prestigious award. 

In his tweet, Javadekar wrote, "The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest Congratulations to him." The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s highest award in cinema and it is rightly being given to Big B for his glorious contribution to the Indian Cinema over the past few decades. 

With this, Amitabh Bachchan has joined the league of stars like Dev Anand, Manna Dey, Raj Kapoor, Gulzar, Vinod Khanna, Ashok Kumar, Pran, Shyam Benegal, Raj Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar and many others who are a recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. We are awaiting Amitabh Bachchan's reaction on the same. 

Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in  Badla and he will be next seen in Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. He will also be seen in Brahmastra alongside Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor. Even at 76, he is as active as any other young actor from Bollywood. He has his hands filled with films and is also busy with his Television show Kaun Banega Crorepati. 


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