Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winners:

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is an annual award given by the Indian government for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema. The Award was instituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in 1969, the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke, considered the father of Indian cinema. The award is being given to veterans in the film field such as Actors, Actresses, Producers, Directors, Music Directors and other Technical experts.

YearWinnerOccupationBorn
1969Devika RaniActressVishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
1970B. N. SircarProducerWest Bengal
1971Prithviraj KapoorActor (Posthumous)Lyallpur (Punjab)
1972Pankaj MullickMusic DirectorWest Bengal
1973Ruby Myers (Sulochana)ActressPune (Maharashtra)
1974Bommireddy Narasimha ReddyDirectorKadapa District (Andhra Pradesh)
1975Dhirendranath GangulyActor, DirectorKolkata (West Bengal)
1976Kanan DeviActressHowrah (West Bengal)
1977Nitin BoseCinematographer, Director, WriterKolkata (West Bengal)
1978Rai Chand BoralMusic Director, DirectorKolkata (West Bengal)
1979Sohrab ModiActor, Director, ProducerMaharashtra
1980Paidi JairajActor, DirectorKarimnagar (Andhra Pradesh)
1981Naushad AliMusic DirectorUttar Pradesh
1982L. V. PrasadActor, Director, ProducerEluru (Andhra Pradesh)
1983Durga KhoteActressMumbai (Maharashtra)
1984Satyajit RayDirectorKolkata (West Bengal)
1985V. ShantaramActor, Director, ProducerKolhapur (Maharastra)
1986Bommireddy Nagi ReddyProducerKadapa District (Andhra Pradesh)
1987Raj KapoorActor, DirectorPeshawar (Pakistan)
1988Ashok KumarActorBhagalpur (West Bengal)
1989Lata MangeshkarSingerIndore (Madhya Pradesh)
1990Akkineni Nageswara RaoActorKrishna District (Andhra Pradesh)
1991Bhalji PendharkarDirector, Producer, WriterKolhapur (Maharashtra)
1992Bhupen HazarikaMusic DirectorGuwahati (Assam)
1993Majrooh SultanpuriLyricistMumbai (Maharashtra)
1994Dilip KumarActorPeshawar (Pakistan)
1995Dr. RajkumarActorGajanur (Karnataka)
1996Sivaji GanesanActorVillupuram (Tamil Nadu)
1997Kavi PradeepLyricistBadnagar (Madhya Pradesh)
1998B.R. ChopraDirector, ProducerLudhiana (Punjab)
1999Hrishikesh MukherjeeDirectorKolkata (West Bengal)
2000Asha BhosleSingerSangl (Maharashtra)
2001Yash ChopraDirector, ProducerLahore (Pakistan)
2002Dev AnandActor, Director, ProducerGurdaspur District (Punjab)
2003Mrinal SenDirectorFaridpur (Bangladesh)
2004Adoor GopalakrishnanDirectorAdoor (Kerala)
2005Shyam BenegalDirectorHyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)
2006Tapan SinhaDirectorKolkata (West Bengal)
2007Manna DeySingerKolkata (West Bengal)
2008V. K. MurthyCinematographerMysore (Karnataka)
2009D. RamanaiduProducerKaramchedu (Andhra Pradesh)
2010K. BalachanderDirectorNannilam (Tamil Nadu)
2011Soumitra ChatterjeeActorAgartala (Tripura)
2012PranActorNew Delhi


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