Besides the talented ad versatile actor Pran, romantic director Late Yash Chopra and Late Rajesh Khanna will be receiving the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke award for lifetime achievement.
Yash Chopra’s wife Pamela Chopra will receive the Saraswatibai Phalke Award and Yash Chopra will receive the Dadasaheb Phalke honor.
Asha Bhosle will also receive the Phalke Ratna award for her contribution to music industry.
During the award ceremony Akshay Kumar will receive the best actor award for Rowdy Rathore (a remake of Tamil hit), Manoj Bajpai will get the award for Gangs of Wasseypur, Irrfan Khan will get the Phalke Memorable Performance Award for Paan Singh Tomar and Dimple Kapadia will receive the Phalke Ever Memorable Actor award
On 30th April the 13th Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards will be held at Bhaidas Auditorium in Mumbai.