148th Birth Anniversary of Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
Google with a doodle of famous chief Dhundiraj Govind Phalke (30 April 1870 – 16 February 1944), prominently known as Dadasaheb Phalke is commending his 148th birth commemoration today. Craftsman Aleesha Nandhra composed the doodle, which demonstrates a youthful Phalke approaching coordinating an initial couple of works of art of Indian silver screen. He was conceived in Trimbak in exhibit day Maharashtra and was the child of a scholar. He filled in as a painter, artist, showy set creator and lithographer at various purposes of his vocation. Being an Indian producer-director-screenwriter, his introduction film Raja Harishchandra (India’s first full-length highlight) the primary Marathi silver screen which was additionally the principal Indian film in 1913 demonstrated a development for his vocation and earned Phalke the title of “Father of Indian silver screen”.
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Dadasaheb Phalke Award
The Government of India in 1969 initiated in his respect Dadasaheb Phalke Award, for lifetime contribution to the silver screen. This award is one of the most eminent awards in Indian cinema and is the highest official gratitude for film personalities of our country. Phalke was also extremely influenced by the profession of painter Raja Ravi Varma and create stories from Indian culture to the silver screen. He made 95 motion pictures and 27 short movies in his profession spreading over 19 years, till 1937.A privileged honour from the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Mumbai was presented in the year 2001, for lifetime accomplishment in Indian silver screen.
Source: ANI News
The first award of Dadasaheb Phalke was given to artist Devika Rani, who was regarded as the 17th National Film Awards. Starting at 2017, there have been 49 awardees. Among those, on-screen character Prithviraj Kapoor and on-screen character Vinod Khanna are the main after death beneficiaries. The performing artist Vinod Khanna was regarded with Dadasaheb Phalke grant at the 65th National Film Awards function in 2017 after death.
Source: Devika Rani
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