Bollywood congratulates Manoj Kumar for winning prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award!

Veteran star Manoj Kumar who has contributed to the growth and development of Indian cinema will be conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

Updated: Mar 06, 2016, 01:15 AM IST
Bollywood congratulates Manoj Kumar for winning prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award!

New Delhi: Veteran star Manoj Kumar who has contributed to the growth and development of Indian cinema will be conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

 

 

Bollywood fraternity is elated to hear the news and celebs took to micro blogging site Twitter to congratulate the 78-year-old actor.

Manoj Kumar graduated from Hindu College, and then decided to enter the film industry.

He is remembered for his films 'Hariyali Aur Raasta', 'Woh Kaun Thi', 'Himalaya Ki God Mein', 'Roti Kapda Aur Makaan', and 'Kranti', and his body of work was recognised by the Indian government with a Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, in 1992.