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Who was awarded the ‘Dada Saheb Phalke’ award for the year 2011?
1. Soumitra Chatterji
2. Dev Anand
3. Rajesh Khanna
4. Yash Chopra

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Soumitra Chatterji

The correct answer is Soumitra Chatterji.

  • Soumitra Chatterji was awarded the Dada Saheb Phalke award for the year 2011.
  • Dada Saheb Phalke the National Film Awards named the most prestigious and coveted award of Indian Cinema.
  • Dhundiraj Govind Phalke is the man who made the first Indian Feature film Raja Harishchandra in 1913.
  • The Dadasaheb Phalke Award was introduced in 1969 by the government to recognize the contribution of film personalities towards the development of Indian Cinema.
  • The first Dada Saheb Phalke recipient of this award was Devika Rani.

  • Soumitra Chatterjee was born on January 19, 1935, in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India.
  • He was an actor, known for The World of Apu (1959), Days and Nights in the Forest (1970), and Charulata (1964). 
  • In 2004 Soumitra Chatterji received the Padma Bhushan award.

  • Dadasaheb Phalke award is given in remembrance of the man who made the first Indian Feature film Raja Harishchandra in 1913. 
  • The Dadasaheb Phalke Award was introduced in 1969 by the government to recognize the contribution of film personalities towards the development of Indian Cinema.
  • The award comprises a Swarna Kamal, a Cash Prize of Rs 10,00,000 (Rupees Ten Lakhs) certificate, a silk scroll, and a shawl.
  • The most recent awardee of the Dadasaheb Phalke award is Amitabh Bachchan who won the award in 2018.
  • Recently, Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021 has announced-
    • Best Actor (Female)- Deepika Padukone
    • Best Actor (Male)- Akshay Kumar
    • Critic's Best Actress- Kiara Advani
    • Critic's Best Actor- Sushant Singh Rajput
    • Best Film- Tanhaji-The Unsung Warrior

Actor Award
Dev Anand
  • Dada Saheb Phalke award. (2003)
  • Padma Bhushan (2001)
  • IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award (2003)
  • Stardust Award for Lifetime Achievement (2009)
Rajesh Khanna
  • Asia-Pacific Film Festival (1977)
  • BFJA Award for Best Actor (1987)
  • Berlin International Film Festival (1981)
Yash Chopra
  • Dada Saheb Phalke aware (2003)
  • Padma Bhushan (2005)
  • Screen Lifetime Achievement Award (2013)

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