DADA SAHEB PHALKE FILM FOUNDATION AWARDS 2016 spearheaded by Mr. Ashfaque Khopekar( President) Dedicated & attended TO DADA SAHEB PHALKE’S FAMILY.

Ably supported by babubhai Thiba  and Parul Chawla

Hosted by: Kamya Punjabi & Ankita Sharma.

24th April, 2016 in Mumbai- The film fraternity owes its evolution and success to the great Dada Saheb Phalke who had the courage to make the first film in Indian Cinema, which brought a revolution. . To commemorate his invaluable services to the film industry, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation presented the “Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2016”.

“Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2016” saw the presence of who’s who from Bollywood and Television Industry comprising of lots of celebs

Lalit Pandit, Bhappi Lahiri, Madhur Bhandarkar, Manoj Bajpai, Sameer , Armaan and Amal Malik, Claudia, Karan Wahi, Ritwik Dhanjani, Rajpal Yadav, Sohani Hosen, Aneel Murarka, Vivek Mishra, Shweta Khanduri, Smita Gondkar, Nushrat Barucha, Manoj Bajpai, Madhur Bhandarkar, Mukesh Khanna, Yogesh Lakhani, Prashant Virendra Sharma, Asit Modi, Krishna, Sudesh Lehri, Manjari Phadnis, Shomu Mitra, Jesse Kaur, Amiut Kumar, Yogesh Lakhani, Shiddharth Chopra,   etc attended the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2016.

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The extravaganza took place at one the plush hotels of suburbs suitable for the gala. The award ceremony commenced by capturing the essence of the Indian Rituals by lighting the auspicious lamp as a favorable start and sign of future success for the evening.

“Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2016” was anchored by renowned television personalities who spinned their magic and kept the audience engaged with their wit, energy & charm. Apart from their anchoring the extravaganza witnessed captivating performance of Bollywood & Television actor and actresses.

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Adding to the merriment the evening witnessed engaging performance of Manjari Phadnis who performed to some of her hits. Setting the tone for the evening Maryam Zakaria performed and flaunted their moves keeping the crowd entertained.   Holding a penchant for Bollywood actress Sejal Mandavia grooved to the tunes of some of the hits of 2015 & 2016.

The jury of “Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2016” consists of experts like Mr. Anees Bazmee, Mrs. Saroj Khan, Mr. Ismail Darbar, Mr. Udit Narayan, Mrs. Runa Laila, Mr. Kamlesh Panday and Mr. Anup Jalota.

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The Advisory Panel includes- Mr. Naqsh Lyallpuri, Mr. Imtiaz Hussain, Mr. Rumi Jaffrey, Mr. Bhargav Patel, Mr. Vimal, and Kumar.

Mr. Ashfaque Khopekar- President mentions “Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation carters to extend a helping hand to all those Indian film fraternity artists, worker and technicians who work day in and day out but receive minimum payment which is not sufficient enough to survive in today’s world. Hence, with these awards we not only give them recognition but also help them monetarily.  Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards recognizes the efforts of all those who face the camera and those to stay behind the camera”

Mr. Babubhai Thiba -Sr. Vice President “Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation is government recognizes trust formed to help Indian film industry’s workers, artist and technicians. We salute the man, his vision, courage, determination and spirit of adventure without which, we Indian would not have begun making films. We have taken the initiative to recognize the efforts of technicians to better the lives of the fortunate”

At “Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2016”, along with honouring artists, the main aim is to honour and felicitate technician from each of the crafts of film making, on the basis of his/her contribution to the film industry and needs of the old age. Awardees will be honoured with a Trophy and sum of Rs 11000/- given to technician followed by a pension per month till the last breath of his/her life. In addition to it the foundation provides the technicians medical help and monthly grocery to run their kitchen. This objective will be continued and every year new artists and technicians will be honoured.

1. Shahrukh Khan ( King Of Bollywood)
2. Mika Singh ( Best Male Singer Of The Year)
3. Madhur Bhandarkar( Contributions In The Field Of Women Centric Cinema In India)
4. Nushrat Bharucha (Best Actress In Comic Role)
5. Manoj Bajpai (Best Actor Critics Choice)
6. Armaan Malik (Most Popular Singer Of The Year)
7. Amaal Malik (Best Music Director Of The Year)
8. BD Gulati (Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award)
9. Sameer Anjaan (Most Outstanding Lyricist)
10. Arya Babbar ( Best Debut Artist Of The Year)
11. Vaishali Samant (Best Female Singer – Marathi)
12. Devoleena Bhattacharjee ( Best TV Actress In Lead Role (Television)
13. Mitali Nag (Best TV Actress In Lead Role – Television)
14. Asha Negi (Best Actress – Television)
15. Sudesh Berry (Best Actor – Television)
16. Rithvik Dhanjani (Best Actor – Television)
17. Mukesh Khanna (Life Time Achievement – Television)
18. Sudesh Lehri (Best Television Entertainers Of The Year)
19. Krishna Abhishek (Best Television Entertainers Of The Year)
20. Mushtaq Pasha (Best Director In Punjabi Film)
21. Aminder Gill (Best Director In Punjabi Film
22. Mr.Arvind Kumar & Nilu vaghela (Best Rajastani Jodi)
23. Raveena Tandon (Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award)
24. Ranjit Kapoor (Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award)
25. A.M.Turaz (Best Lyricst Of The Year)
26. Shartrughan Kumar (Best Actor In Bhojpuri Film)
27. Madhu Sharma (Best Actress In Bhojpuri Film)
28. Vivek Mishra (TV Entertainer )
29. Pritam Singh (Best Television Entertainers Of The Year)
30. Mukesh Khanna (Life Time Achievement (Bollywood)
31. Amrapali Dubey (Best Bojhpuri Actress)
32. Dinesh Lal Yadav (Mega Super Star- Bhojpuri)
33. Shakil Siddiqui (Best Comedian)
34. Ram Rahim Singh


35. Akhilesh Yadav (Promoting Cinema in Uttar Pradesh State)
36. Sayed Javed Hyder Muazzafar Iqbal (CINTAA)
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37. Sarosh R Italiaa (WIMPTSEA) Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
38. Krishna Achrekar (ACTADCD) Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
39. Rambha Rambahdur (CDA) Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
40. Ramesh B Nohare (CCMAHAD) Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
41. Ravi Sundaram (CMA) Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
42. Mahendra Nishad (FSS & AMU) Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
43. Yogesh Lakhani (Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award)
44. Vishnu Sharma (Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award)
45. Keshav Naidu (AFVE) Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
46. Raman Kumar (IFTDA) Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
47. Lester John Watkins Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
48. Sheela Devkumar Pathak Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
49. Arun Ingle (CSA)- Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
50. Asha M Talwar – Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
51. Rashid Khan – Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
52. Amit Kumar Ganguly- Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
53. Umesh Sharma – Excellence In Journalism
54. Prashant Sisodia- Film Critics
55. Aneel Murarka – Philanthropist – Educating short film on anti smoking”11 minutes
56. Asit Modi ( Best TV Producer)
57. Rashmi Sharma (Best TV Producer)
58. Sohani Hossain (Social Worker OF the Year)
59. Khalid Azmi
60. Kunal Shah (Best Casting Director)
61. Raj Verma

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