President Gives Away Film Awards, Waheeda Rehman Gets Dadasaheb Phalke Award

President Droupadi Murmu gave away the National Film Awards for the year 2021 on Tuesday, October 18, 2023, at the 69th edition of the ceremony. The prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award was conferred on veteran Bollywood actor Waheeda Rehman.

President Murmu congratulated Rehman on her award and said that she had established herself at the pinnacle of the film industry with her art and personality.

She also praised Rehman for her work as a woman of dignity, self-confidence, and originality.

Rehman, who is known for her iconic roles in films such as Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool, and Guide, said that she was honored to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. She dedicated the award to her “dear film industry” and its various departments.

Other notable awardees at the ceremony included:

  • Best Actor: Suriya for his performance in the Tamil film Jai Bhim
  • Best Actress: Aparna Balamurali for her performance in the Malayalam film Soorarai Pottru
  • Best Film: Soorarai Pottru (Tamil)
  • Best Director: Vetrimaaran for Soorarai Pottru

The National Film Awards are India’s highest honors for cinematic excellence. They are presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organization set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Waheeda Rehman: A Legend of Indian Cinema

Waheeda Rehman is one of the most iconic and celebrated actresses in Indian cinema. She has starred in over 90 films in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Bengali. Rehman is known for her grace, elegance, and versatility as an actress.

She has played a wide range of roles, from tragic heroines to romantic leads to strong-willed women. Some of Rehman’s most notable films include:

  • Pyaasa (1957)
  • Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)
  • Guide (1965)
  • Teesri Kasam (1966)
  • Khamoshi (1969)
  • Kabhi Kabhie (1976)
  • Chandni (1989)
  • Lamhe (1991)
  • Rangeela (1995)
  • Devdas (2002)

Rehman has won numerous awards for her work in cinema, including the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, India’s third- and fourth-highest civilian awards, respectively. She is also a recipient of the Filmfare Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Rehman is a role model for many aspiring actors and actresses. She is an inspiration to all with her talent, grace, and dedication to her craft.

राज्‍यों से जुड़ी हर खबर और देश-दुनिया की ताजा खबरें पढ़ने के लिए नार्थ इंडिया स्टेट्समैन से जुड़े। साथ ही लेटेस्‍ट हि‍न्‍दी खबर से जुड़ी जानकारी के लि‍ये हमारा ऐप को डाउनलोड करें।


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