Dadasaheb Phalke is regarded as the father of Indian cinema. “Dadasaheb Phalke Award” was introduced in 1969. Since then a lot of artists from the entertainment industry have received this prestigious award.
Here’s the list of Punjabis who have received this award:
- Amrinder Gill
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Source[/caption] In the regional film category, Amrinder Gill received Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his much appreciated role in 2015 blockbuster Angrej.
The Punjabis around the world were proud of this actor and singer when he received this award in 2016.
- Sugandha Mishra
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Source[/caption] Sugandha Mishra is a trained singer and comedian who belongs to a musician family of Jalandhar, Punjab. She participated in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and later became a part of “The Kapil Sharma Show’ where her talent was really appreciated. The television comedian, actor and singer received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for “Best Entertainer Of The Year 2017”.
- Divya Dutta
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Source[/caption] The actress who was really liked for her role in “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” received this prestigious award for “Best Actor In A Negative Role” in the year 2017 for the movie Chalk and Duster
- Diljit Dosanjh
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Source[/caption] The new entry into the list of artists who lately bagged this award is made by Diljit Dosanjh. The Punjabi actor and singer received this award for being the “Most Trending Personality”. The artist took to his Instagram to share the news with his fans. 5. Simi Garewal
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Source[/caption] Actress and talk show host Simi Garewal will be honoured with “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018 for her immense contribution to the Indian cinema. Well, this is a very proud moment for the entire Punjabi industry as the work of these artists have got much appreciation and immense recognition.
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