Veteran actor Manoj Kumar to get Dada Saheb Phalke Award

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New Delhi, Mar 4: One of the most prominent actors of Indian cinema, Manoj Kumar will get Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2015.

MIB India tweeted on Friday: "Veteran film actor Shri Manoj Kumar to be conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2015".

Veteran actor Manoj Kumar to be conferred Dada Saheb Phalke Award

A link carrying the details of the award was also shared on the micro-blogging site.

The award is conferred by the Government of India for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema.

Manoj Kumar is remembered for his films "Hariyali Aur Raasta", "Woh Kaun Thi", "Himalaya Ki God Mein", "Roti Kapda Aur Makaan", and "Kranti". He is known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes.

He is a recipient of the National Film Award for the film "Upkaar". In 1992, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the government of India.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from agencies)

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