Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2020

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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has today announced that the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2020 will be accorded to legendary actress Ms. Asha Parekh. The award will be presented at the National Film Award ceremony in New Delhi. Ms Asha Parekh is a renowned film actress, director, and producer and an accomplished Indian classical dancer. Starting her career as a child actor she made her debut as the lead heroine in Dil Deke Dekho and has gone on to act in over 95 movies. She has acted in celebrated films like Kati Patang, Teesri Manzil, Love in Tokyo, Aya Saawan Jhoom Ke, Aan Milo Sajna, Mera Gaon Mera Desh. Ms Asha Parekh was conferred the Padma Shri in 1992. She hlso served as the head of Central Board for Film Certification from 1998-2001.