Actors, Photos|April 8, 2010 11:29 pm

Dev Anand Receives Phalke Ratna

Famous director, producer, and evergreen actor, Dev Anand will be bestowed with ‘Phalke Ratna’ this year. The ward would be presented by Dadasaheb Phalke Academy; an All India Body of 38 Cine Associations on the birth anniversary of Shri Dadasaheb Phalke the father of film industry on April 30, 2010.G.V. Films Ltd. takes the pride in presenting the award ceremony for this year.

The award recognizes him as first ‘Evergreen Romantic Superstar’ of Indian Cinema, whose film are well-known for his songs. Dev Anand who has many milestone films to his credit which includes Munimaji, Hum Dono, Guide, Jewel Thief, Tere Mere Sapne, Johny Mera Naam, Hare Rama Hare Krishna, to name a few, is the obvious choice for this award for his valuable contribution towards the film industry.

The earlier recipients of this award include Sunil Dutt, Dilip Kumar, B R Chopra, and Manoj Kumar. Recently, Dev Anand has also been awarded with the Padma Bhushan for his outstanding contribution in the film Industry.