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Prithvi Raj to be conferred Phalke Kalptaru Award
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Dadasaheb Phalke Academy is organizing an award function on 4th May to commemorate the 140th birth anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke at Bhaidas Auditorium, where many film dignitaries will be felicitated. Prominent among them are Manoj Kumar (who will be conferred upon with Phalke Ratna Award), Shammi Kapoor (Phalke Legend Actor Award) and Shamshad Begum (Phalke Golden Singer Award).
Prithvi Raj Kapoor will be honoured posthumously with Phalke Kalptaru Award and his 2nd, 3rd and 4th generations will be present to receive this honour. Ashutosh Gowariker will be the recipient of Phalke Memorable Commercial Film Award on this occasion, where Mahesh Bhatt will be the chief guest.
Story first published: Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 10:54 [IST]