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k viswanath gets phalke award

Tollywood | Published:May 4, 2017, 12:00 AM IST

Renowned film maker Kasinathuni Viswanath was given a standing ovation as  he received Dada Saheb Phalke award, the country's highest award in cinema  by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.

The President of India, on the 104th anniversary of Indian cinema,  honoured the winners of 64th National Film Awards on Wednesday in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The  87-year-old  film maker K Vishwanath  attended the presentation ceremony and received a Swarn Kamal (Golden Lotus), a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh and a shawl.

Accompanied by his wife Jaya Lakshmi, Viswanath  received the award with immense pride and offered pranaam to his late parents. He also thanked everyone including government officials, jury members, audiences  and his fans for their love and support.

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar also received Best actor award for his film ‘Rustom’ whereas Sonam Kapoor received a special mention award for 'Neerja', which also won the Best Hindi Film of the year.


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