Dadasaheb Phalke Awards 2018

The Dadasaheb Phalke Awards is India’s highest award in cinema and is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Films Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

The recipient is honored for their “outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema” and is selected by a committee consisting of eminent personalities from the Indian film industry.

As of 2016, the award comprises a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medallion, a shawl, and a cash prize of ₹1,000,000 (US$15,000).

The awards ceremony which took place in Mumbai on April 21, saw many celebs in attendance.

– Manisha Koirala

– Kartik Aryan

– Shilpa Shetty | Hina Khan

– Karan Johar

– Karan Patel

– Jaya Misra

The entire list of awardees goes like this…..

Best actor (male): Shahid Kapoor
Best actor people’s choice award: Ranveer Singh
Entertainer of the year: Kartik Aryan
Best actress (critics): Aditi Rao Hydari
Lifetime achievement award: Simi Garewal
Pride of Indian cinema: Sanjay Dutt
Path breaking producer of the year: Anushka Sharma and Karnesh Sharma
Best director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
Outstanding performance male: Raj Kumar Rao, Rana Daggubati
Outstanding performance female: Tamannaah Bhatia, Kriti Sanon
The promising face of the year: Aahana Kumra
Best actor (male) Marathi: Vaibhav Tatwawaadi
Best actor (female) Marathi: Pooja Sawant
Best fashion designer of the year: Sanjukta Dutta
Socially conscious performance of the year: Rani Mukherjee
Best comic role: Tusshar Kapoor
Entertaining performance, in reality, show Bigg Boss: Hina Khan
Best actress drama award: Jennifer Winget
Best actor (male) Television: Karan Patel
Best reality show judge: Shilpa Shetty
Best talk show host: Karan Johar
Best lyricist: Manoj Muntashir
Best performance in a short film: Divya Khosla Kumar
Iconic contribution towards music: Hans Raj Hans
Comic performer of the year: Sumona Chakraborty
Versatile singer: Rani Hazarika
Social and business entrepreneur of the year: Jaya Misra

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