Manoj Bajpayee to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation Award for Aligarh

Posted on:25 Apr 2016 10:14:21
Manoj Bajpayee to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation Award for Aligarh
25 April 2016 Current Affairs: Veteran Actor Manoj Bajpayee will be awarded with the Dadasaheb Phalke award in the Best Actor Category (Critics’ Choice) for his contribution in Hansal Mehta’s Biographical drama, “Aligarh”. The Award will be presented on 1st May 2016.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award : The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The recipient is honoured 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.First presented in 1969, the award was introduced by the Government of India to commemorate Dadasaheb Phalke's contribution to Indian cinema. Phalke (1870–1944), who is popularly known as and often regarded as "the father of Indian cinema", was an Indian film-maker who directed India's first full-length feature film, Raja Harishchandra(1913

Manoj Bajpayee : Manoj Bajpayee (born 23 April 1969), also credited as Manoj Bajpai, is an Indian film actor who predominantly works in Hindi cinema and has also done some Telugu and Tamil language films. He is the recipient of two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards.Bajpayee received the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for the film.

 

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