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List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award Recipients


The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is an annual award given by the Indian government for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema. The award is named after Dadasaheb Phalke (Dhundiraj Govind Phalke). He is known as the father of Indian cinema. The award was instituted in the annual National Awards in 1969, the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke, to honour his invaluable contribution to Indian cinema.

No. Year Winner Occupation
41 2009 Manoj Kumar Actor, Director
40 2008 VK Murthy Cinematographer
39 2007 Manna Dey Singer
38 2006 Tapan Sinha Director
37 2005 Shyam Benegal Director
36 2004 Adoor Gopalakrishnan Director
35 2003 Mrinal Sen Director
34 2002 Dev Anand Actor, Director, Producer
33 2001 Yash Chopra Director, Producer
32 2000 Asha Bhosle Singer
31 1999 Hrishikesh Mukherjee Director
30 1998 B.R. Chopra Director, Producer
29 1997 Pradeep Lyricist
28 1996 Sivaji Ganesan Actor
27 1995 Rajkumar Actor
26 1994 Dilip Kumar Actor
25 1993 Majrooh Sultanpuri Lyricist
24 1992 Bhupen Hazarika Composer (Music Director)
23 1991 Bhalji Pendharkar Director, Producer, Writer
22 1990 Akkineni Nageswara Rao Actor
21 1989 Lata Mangeshkar Singer
20 1988 Ashok Kumar Actor
19 1987 Raj Kapoor Actor, Director
18 1986 B. Nagi Reddy Producer
17 1985 V. Shantaram Actor, Director, Producer
16 1984 Satyajit Ray Director
15 1983 Durga Khote Actress
14 1982 L. V. Prasad Actor, Director, Producer
13 1981 Naushad Ali Composer (Music Director)
12 1980 Paidi Jairaj Actor, Director
11 1979 Sohrab Modi Actor, Director, Producer
10 1978 Rai Chand Boral Composer, Director
9 1977 Nitin Bose Cinematographer, Director, Writer,
8 1976 Kanan Devi Actress
7 1975 Dhirendranath Ganguly Actor, Director
6 1974 Bomireddi Narasimha Reddy Director
5 1973 Ruby Myers (Sulochana) Actress
4 1972 Pankaj Mullick Composer (Music Director)
3 1971 Prithviraj Kapoor Actor (posthumous)
2 1970 B. N. Sircar Producer
1 1969 Devika Rani Actress
Updated: June 26, 2011 — 1:51 am

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