Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was recently honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for her acting in the film Sarabjit. The story of Sarabjit Singh was released on May 20, 2016. In it, Aishwarya played the role of Dalbir Kaur of Sarabjit Singh’s sister. Omung Kumar was the producer of this film. Pakistan had closed Sarabjit Singh as a terrorist and spent 22 years in jail. He died on May 2, 2013.
These Celebs also got the Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award.
– Jubin Nautiyal and Payal Dev won the Best Music category for the title song of Kabil.
– Best Dandiya Queen’s award was given to Falguni Pathak. Anup Jalota received the award for the film, classical music.
– Javed Akhtar was given the award for the contribution of the lyricist to the film industry.
– Saiyami Kher gets the Best Debut Award for the film Mirzya.
– Zeenat Aman was given the lifetime achievement award.
Besides – Raju Shrivastava, Piyush Mishra, Hema Malini, Rana Dagubatti and Urvashi Rautela were honored with this award.