"In the future people might think that I am exaggerating out of nostalgia. So I put it on record. It is going to be very difficult for the film industry to produce another talent like Mr K Vishwanath," said Kamal Haasan
Veteran filmmaker and actor Kasinathuni Viswanath has been announced as the recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2016 for his contribution to Indian cinema
Urvashi Rautela was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award under the 'Best promising Performer Category' for her dance item in the movie 'Kaabil' on the song 'saara zamaana haseeno ka diwana'
Manoj Kumar is known for films like Hariyali Aur Raasta, Woh Kaun Thi? , Himalaya Ki God Mein, Do Badan, Upkar, Patthar Ke Sanam, Neel Kamal and Roti Kapda Aur Makaan. He was also famous for starring in a league of patriotic films like Shaheed, Purab Aur Paschim and Kranti.
Actors Kangana Ranaut and Amitabh Bachchan received Best Actress and Actor National Award at a ceremony held in New Delhi on May 3. Veteran actor Manoj Kumar took home the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award. The winners of National Award were announced in March. (Video courtesy: DD National)
Shashi Kapoor's co-stars such as Waheeda Rehman, Zeenat Aman and Asha Parekh shared their fondest memories of him at the Dadasaheb Award ceremony at Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre on Sunday. While Asha Parekh was 'proud of him,' Zeenat Aman revealed that Mr Kapoor was 'one of the nicest co-stars to have worked with.' Singer Asha Bhosle, also an ardent admirer, got nostalgic as she recalled making fish curry for the actor and sending it over to his house.
Actor Amitabh Bachchan has recorded a video message for Deewar co-star Shashi Kapoor, which will be played when the latter receives the Dadasaheb Phalke award on May 5 in New Delhi. "Shashiji and I have shared so much it is difficult to imagine how we did it," Mr Bachchan wrote on his blog.
Actor Shashi Kapoor, who just celebrated his 77th birthday, will receive this year's Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest honour in cinema. His nephew, actor Rishi Kapoor, told NDTV, "I don't think it's a delayed honour. Shashi Kapoor a visionary who did films that were ahead of their time."
Aishwarya Rai and Hema Malini attended an award show in Mumbai