"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.
The Shool star mentioned that he feels extremely honoured and also thanked everyone for their love and appreciation. On Twitter Mr Bajpayee wrote: "Thank you for your tremendous appreciation and love. Feeling extremely honoured"
Dilip Kumar's many awards include the Padma Vibhushan, which he received in 2015. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. He was the first winner of the Filmfare Best Actor award - for 1956's Azaad
Priyanka made her debut in Bollywood with The Hero: Love Story of a Spy in 2003. The film also starred actors Sunny Deol and Preity Zinta. In the same year, she also starred in Andaaz, co-starring Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta
Shashi Kapoor, who turned 78 on March 18, is known for films like Deewaar, Kabhi Kabhie , Namak Halaal, Sharmeelee and Satyam Shivam Sundaram. In 2011, he received the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to Indian cinema. In 2014, he also received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award
On Manoj Kumar receiving Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Mr Dhawan said: "He is a wonderful person, a wonderful director, actor, filmmaker; just watch his films, even today you get to learn a lot from him, from the kind of emotions, songs and other factors"
"It's a pleasant surprise. I was sleeping, and I started getting calls from my friends. I thought they were kidding, but when I read the news myself, I realised that it's for real. I have been absent from the limelight, and that's my mistake. I wanted to make a movie and will soon make one as I want to be more active," he said
Manoj Kumar will receive the 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the Ministry of Information and Broadcast posted on Twitter. He was also famous for starring in a league of patriotic films like Shaheed, Purab Aur Paschim and Kranti. Manoj Kumar had received the Padma Shri honour in 1992
Prithviraj Kapoor would have been 109 today and to celebrate, his actor grandson Rishi Kapoor shared some rare pictures of his "Good looking, Greek God Grandfather!" Prithviraj Kapoor is considered a pioneer of Indian theatre. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1969 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1971