Waheeda Rehman to be conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Award for her stellar contribution to Indian Cinema
Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to Indian cinema.
Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman will be honoured with this year's Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest recognition in the field of Indian cinema, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur announced on 26 September.
Waheeda Rehman stellar career
-Waheeda Rehman made her acting debut with the 1955 Telugu films "Rojulu Maraayi" and "Jayasimha".
-She made her Hindi cinema debut with "CID", the 1956 film headlined by Dev Anand.
-In a career spanning over five decades, the legendary actor has worked in more than 90 films across languages.
-Earlier, she has also received National Film Award for her role as a clanswoman in "Reshma and Shera" (1971).
-She has been conferred with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan award.
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