Ali Zafar to Receive Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award 2012

Singer-cum-actor Ali Zafar seems to have garnered a lot of love, name, fame and respect in Bollywood. With three hit movies in a row, Ali Zafar has earned himself immense respect and goodwill in Bollywood over just two years. So much so that after having received his first Stardust Award last year, the music industry’s wonder boy will be bringing home another award at the 143rd Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award Ceremony. The event takes place on May 3 in Mumbai.

This event is held annually regarding the celebration of Dada Saheb Phalke Jayanti where most senior members of various craft of film production sector including producers, distributors, exhibitors and actors are honoured by presenting trophies for their outstanding services to the film Industry. It is a prestigious event for Indian cinema and every Bollywood actor dreams of being honoured with Phalke.

Dadasaheb Phalke is known as the pioneer of the Indian film industry. He made the first Indian motion picture ‘Raja Harishchandra’ in the year 1913.

The annual event will be held at Mumbai’s Tulip Star, Juhu today (Thursday) and will honour some of the biggest stars in the film industry. Some of the other prominent awardees at this 143rd event are Waheeda Rehman, Tanuja, Saira Banu, Tanuja and Vidya Balan.


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