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Dadasaheb Phalke award for Bachchan

Dadasaheb Phalke award for Bachchan

New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was on Tuesday named this year's Dadasaheb Phalke winner, Indian cinema's highest honour for an artist. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar confirmed the news in a Twitter post.

"The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest congratulations to him. @narendramodi @SrBachchan," Javadekar tweeted.

In a career spanning five decades, Bachchan has given memorable performances film after film and is a four-time National Film Award winner.

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