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Dadasabheb Phalke award for actor Manoj Kumar

Friday, March 4, 2016
New Delhi

Famous Bollywood actor Manoj Kumar will be conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2015. The award will be conferred to him for his patriotic films Purab Aur Paschim, Upkar and Kranti.

Manoj Kumar became the 47th receipient of the award, the highest recognition in Indian cinema. The award consists of Golden lotus, a cash prize of Rs.10 lakhs and a shawal.

Manoj Kumar original name was Harikrishna Giri Goswami in Abbottabad that was then a part of pre-independent India. He graduated from Hindu College, University of Delhi and then entered the film industry. He married to Shashi Goswami and has two sons Vishal and Kunal.

Awards conferred to him are:

  • 1992 – Padma Shri by the Government of India[
  • 2008 – National Kishore Kumar Award by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
  • 2010 – National Raj Kapoor Award by the Government of Maharashtra.
  • 1968 – National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film for Upkaar
  • 1968 – Filmfare Best Movie Award for Upkaar
  • 1968 – Filmfare Best Director Award for Upkaar
  • 1968 – Filmfare Best Story Award for Upkaar
  • 1968 – Filmfare Best Dialogue Award for Upkaar
  • 1972 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Beimaan
  • 1975 – Filmfare Best Director Award for Roti Kapda Aur Makaan
  • 1999 – Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 1968 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Upkaar
  • 1969 – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Aadmi
  • 1973 – Filmfare Best Director Award for Shor
  • 1975 – Filmfare Best Movie Award for Roti Kapda Aur Makaan
  • 1975 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Roti Kapda Aur Makaan
  • 1976 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Sanyasi
  • 1968 – BFJA Awards: Best Dialogue for Upkaar
  • 2001 – Kalakar Awards for Lifetime Achievement[citation needed]
  • 2008 – Star Screen Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2009 – Phalke Ratna Award by the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy.
  • 2010 – Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Mumbai Film Festival.
  • 2012 – Lifetime Achievement Award at the Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Award.
  • 2012 – Lifetime Achievement Award at the Nashik International Film Festival.
  • 2012 – "Bharat Gaurav Award" in New Jersey, USA.
  • 2013 – Lifetime Achievement Award at the Jagran Film Festival.



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