Asha Parekh reaction on Dadasaheb Phalke Award Veteran actress Asha Parekh was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the National Film Awards ceremony held on Friday. The actress received this honor just a day before her 80th birthday which has doubled her happiness.
The Government of India organized the National Film Awards ceremony on the previous day. Where many film personalities were honored with awards in different categories. These include the name of veteran actress Asha Parekh. The actress was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards, the biggest award in Indian cinema. The actress is overjoyed to receive this award just a day before her birthday.
80th birthday special
The 68th National Film Awards was held at Gyan Bhawan, Delhi. Where President Draupadi Murmu honored all the winners with awards. Born on October 2, Asha Parekh will celebrate her 80th birthday this year. Asha Parekh expressed her happiness on receiving the National Award before her birthday and said that all her wishes have been fulfilled.
The actress got giddy with happiness
After receiving the award, the actress said in an interview to news agency ANI, “This award has come at such a time that it feels very good. It seems that all my wishes have just been fulfilledAt first I could not believe that I am getting this award, but now I really feel that I have got that award.
#WATCH | Delhi: “It feels great. It feels as if all my desires are now fulfilled…Initially, I could not believe that I am getting the award. Today it feels that I have actually received the award,” says veteran actress #AshaParekh after receiving #DadasahebPhalkeAward. pic.twitter.com/yreV9XWi7p
— ANI (@ANI) September 30, 2022
Won National Award
Let us inform that in the year 2020, a five-member committee decided to confer the Dadasaheb Phalke Award to Asha Parekh. These include Asha Bhosle, Hema Malini, Poonam Dhillon, Udit Narayan and TS Nagbharan.
Played different roles in many memorable films
Asha Parekh started acting as a child artist, but she started her career as a lead actress with Nasir Hussain’s 1959 film Dil Deke Dekho. Shammi Kapoor was in the lead role with him in this film. In a career spanning over five decades, he acted in more than 95 films like Kati Patang, Teesri Manzil, Baharon Ke Sapne, Pyaar Ka Mausam and Caravan apart from Dil Deke Dekho.