Amitabh Bachchan wins Dadasaheb Phalke Award

He has won four National Awards and was also awarded the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015

author_img N Ravi Published :  24th September 2019 07:54 PM   |   Published :   |  24th September 2019 07:54 PM

Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday announced the news.

"The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for two generations has been selected unanimously for Dadasaheb Phalke award. The entire country and the international community are happy. My heartiest congratulations to him," Javadekar posted on social media.