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Amitabh Bachchan Conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Amitabh Bachchan, who turned 77 this year, is a true veteran of Indian cinema.  He delivers quality performances in every movie in which he acts. With a career spanning several decades, he built quite a reputation which is almost unmatched in the Indian film industry right now.

The actor, who previously won four National Film Awards for acting, was conferred the 50th Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest film award, on December 29th, 2019.  The actor was presented with the honour in Delhi by Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India.


Amitabh Bachchan flew to Delhi with Abhishek Bachchan and wife Jaya Bachchan to receive the Award.  Abhishek Bachchan took to Twitter to post his wishes for Amitabh Bachchan.


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A memory to cherish. #dadasahebphalkeaward #theparentals

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Earlier, Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, announced Amitabh Bachchan would be conferred with the honour at the awards ceremony.  His tweet read, “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 (sic.)”


Amitabh Bachchan won the National Film Award for his performance in films like Agneepath (1990,) Black (2005,) Paa (2009) and Piku (2015.)  The actor last appeared in the thriller suspense film Badla and delivered a scintillating performance.  Amitabh Bachchan does not let his age slow him down and still continues to be an inspiration to many, both on screen and off.

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