Dada Saheb Phalke Award

An exquisite ceremony to be held on the 3rd of May will recognize the twin talents of the same family separated by a span of generation. The daughter and the father duo of Shotgun and Sonakshi Sinha will be the proud recipients of an equally cherished category of film awards.

The haloed category of film awards named after one of the senior professionals of the yesteryear Dada Saheb Phalke, is bestowed upon both seasoned campaigners and budding youngsters. Recognizing the established and that of growing genius, the award boasts of famous trustees in Mithun Chakroborty and Pahlaj Nihalani.

While the veteran actor cum politician will be recognized by that belonging to the category of 'legendary artiste', Sonakshi will be lauded for her fearless introduction in “Dabaang”.She will bag the coveted one for the ‘best debutante.’ Incidentally, not too many are known to make into the category of debutante. Shatrughan Sinha, popularly known as ‘Shotgun’ had been one of the leading character actors of this multifariously talented film industry. His career in film has been followed by that in politics, where his role has been equally brilliant. Hailing from Bihar, he represents the state in Parliament. The day will definitely be a memorable one for the entire family.