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Veteran actor Manoj Kumar to get Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Manoj Kumar

NEW DELHI, March 4 - Veteran Bollywood star Manoj Kumar, best known for his patriotic films "Purab Aur Paschim", "Upkar" and "Kranti", was today chosen for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award, the highest official recognition in Indian cinema. The Assam Tribune, 1 month ago

Bollywood's timeless flashbacks

How many earlier mainstream film-makers were meticulous enough to create two distinct eras in movies that dealt with different generations? About a year ago, I chanced upon an online discussion that centred around the chartbuster Mere sapnon ki ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Bollywood's timeless flashbacks

About a year ago, I chanced upon an online discussion that centred around the chartbuster Mere sapnon ki rani from the 1969 film Aradhana . No, it wasn't about how the song, which spiralled a then little-known Rajesh Khanna to dizzy fame, was shot ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

This year's Dadasaheb Phalke award recipient Manoj Kumar was rejected at least twice for the same honour

NEW DELHI: It probably took the current debate on nationalism for veteran actor Manoj Kumar, known as 'Bharat Kumar', to finally win the Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest Indian honour for contribution to cinema, after missing out at least twice ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago This year's recipient Manoj Kumar was rejected twice Dadasaheb Phalke for the same honour  Economic Times2 weeks ago

A villain by choice

His first film in the chronological sense was Tangewali (1955), directed by Lekhraj Bhakri, in a fleeting appearance. Recognition for Prem Chopra came with the Punjabi film Chaudhuri Karnail Singh (one of his three 1960 releases), which also won him ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Who can portray Prem Chopra better than me, asks the actor

Mumbai : Prem Chopra, who is remembered for his villainous roles in Bollywood, wants to portray himself in his biopic. "Who can portray Prem Chopra better than me!" the veteran actor replied with a smile to a query as to which star he wants to ...
 IBNLive3 weeks ago Prem Chopra wants to portray himself in his biopic  Yahoo! India3 weeks ago

Zeroing in onnationalism

Jab zero diya mere Bharat ne, Bharat ne mere Bharat ne (when my Bharat gave the zero, by India, by my India). Zero here doesn't mean the numerical value of the number and Bharat, of course, doesn't mean Manoj Kumar, the recipient of this year's ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago
The Hindu

A tribute to Manoj Bharat Kumar

Zafri Mudasser Nofil The Dada Saheb Phalke award for Manoj Kumar is a tribute to the veteran actor-director who is best known for his films with patriotic themes and called by fans as Bharat Kumar. Hariyali Aur Raasta, Woh Kaun Thi, Himalaya Ki God ...
 Daily Excelsior.com1 month ago Know your Bharat  The Hindu1 month ago

Recognition with a difference

Where films are made in many languages and there are bound to be regional pressures and political compulsions, it is virtually impossible to expect national awards to be as widely accepted as, say, the Oscars. Not that the Academy awards are free of ...
 The Statesman1 month ago
The Hindu

Pehchan (1970)

Mired in red-tapism and prone to lapses of judgment, the Government has finally amended what is truly a glaring omission by bestowing the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award on the veteran Manoj Bharat Kumar. The jury may debate the acting ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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