Dadasaheb Phalke award 2012 winner list – B-town actors were spotted at the 143rd Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards 2012 ceremony held in Mumbai. Bollywood’s shehesha Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, wife Saira Bano, veteran actors Tanuja and Vinod Khanna and others were honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Academy awards here.
Veteran actors Tanuja and Vinod Khanna were given Legendary actor award in male and female category, respectively while Waheeda Rehman received Phalke Icon Cine Artiste award.
Ram Gopal Gupta was handed over Phalke Senior Most Producer award, Gurudas Maan wins the Phalke Versatile Singer award and Neila Devi received Phalke Golden Era award (Shammi Kapoor’s wife).
Among the current powerful actors of the lot – Vidya Balan grabs Phalke Memorable Performance award (‘The Dirty Picture’), Ajay Devgan got Outstanding Performance award (‘Singham’), Parineeti Chopra and Pakistani singer-turned-actor Ali Zafar pouches Phalke New Talent award in male and female category, Farhan Akhtar was handed over Best Commercial Film (‘Zindagi Naa Milegi Dobara’), Prakash Raj got Phalke Versatile Cine Star. Ekta Kapoor was given Phalke Icon Producer award – Film & Television.
Besides award function, Megastar unveiled a wax statue of Dadasaheb Phalke, the Hindi film pioneer who directed India’s first full-length feature, ‘Raja Harishchandra’ in 1913.
Dadasaheb Phalke Academy awards event is organized in the name of father of Indian cinema Dadasaheb Phalke.
On the occasion, big shots of the town were appeared.
In the Television section, Ram Kapoor got Best Actor Television (‘Bade Achhe Lagte Hain’) and Saakshi Tanvar received Best Television Actress (‘Bade Achhe Lagte Hain’).
The award ceremony held at Tulip Star in suburban Mumbai was graced by Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu, Kajol, Rohit Shetty, Tanisha, Subhash Ghai, Raveena Tandon, Ali Zafar and others.