Bollywood stars happy after getting Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards

Last Updated: May 03, 2011, 19:57 PM IST

Mumbai: From veteran actor Dharmendra to newcomer Ranveer Singh - quite a few actors from the Hindi film industry were honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards on Tuesday.

The event was attended by Rani Mukerji, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Sonakshi Sinha, Rekha and Asha Parekh, among others. However, Aamir Khan, who was supposed to attend the show, decided to skip it.

Dharmendra was bestowed with the Phalke Ratan, Asha Parekh received the legendary icon cine artist award, Rani got outstanding performance in the film award for ‘No One Killed Jessica’ and Priyanka received memorable performance award for ‘7 Khoon Maaf’.

"I felt really nice getting this award because this is an award from our industry. I`m very happy," Asha Parekh told reporters here.

IANS