Veteran Actor Asha Parekh to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2020
Veteran actress Asha Parekh will receive India’s highest film honor, the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for her amazing contribution to Indian cinema this year.
The Dada Saheb Phalke Award will be presented to actor Asha Parekh this year,” read ANI’s tweet.
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award was presented to veteran actress Asha Parekh this year
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– ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2022
Asha started acting as an adult with Dil Deke Dekho (1959) opposite Shammi Kapoor. Before that, Asha started her career as a child artist under the stage name Baby Asha Parekh and featured in Maa (1952) and Baap Beti (1954). Asha appeared in many films throughout her career such as Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai (1961), Teesri Manzil and Do Badan (1966), Kati Patang (1970), Caravan (1971), and Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki (1978) among others. During the 90s, Asha appeared in fewer films. She was seen in Professor Ki Padosan and Bhagyawan (1993), Ghar Ki Izzat (1994) and Andolan (1995).
As for work, Asha Parekh was last seen in the 1999 film Sar Aankhon Par.
Last year, Rajinikanth was honored with the 2019 Dada Saheb Phalke Award. The awards were postponed due to the pandemic.