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Veteran Actress Waheeda Rehman To Be Felicitated With Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award!

Trending: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman to be felicitated with prestigious award Dadashaeb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award this year, She has been awarded by Padma Shri as well.

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By Sanjana Lama
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Waheeda Rehman won prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

Legendary Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman will be feliciated with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievemnet Award this year. Anurag Thakur, Information and Broadcasting Minister confirmed the news today on his social media platform X aka Twitter. 

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Anurag Thakur  penned a sweet long note:

On September 26, Anurag Thakur took to his X handle (formely known as twitter) to share this announcement, he penned a sweet long note and he wrote, "I feel an immense sense of happiness and honour in announcing that Waheeda Rehman ji is being
bestowed with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award this year for her
stellar contribution to Indian Cinema".

He further added, "Waheeda ji has been critically acclaimed for her roles in Hindi films, prominent among them, Pyaasa,
Kaagaz ke Phool, Chaudhavi Ka Chand, Saheb Biwi Aur Ghulam, Guide, Khamoshi and several others.
In her career spanning over 5 decades, she has essayed her roles with extreme finesse, leading to a
National Film Award for her role as a clanswoman in the film Reshma and Shera. A Padma Shri and
Padma Bhushan awardee, Waheeda ji has exemplified dedication, commitment and the strength of a
Bharatiya Nari who can achieve the highest level of professional excellence with her hardwork".

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He continued and wrote, "At a time when the historic Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam has been passed by Parliament, her being
awarded with this lifetime achievement award is a fitting tribute to one of the leading ladies of
Indian Cinema and one who has dedicated her life after films to philanthropy and the greater good
of society"

He congratulated and wrote, "I congratulate her and humbly pay my regards to her rich body of work that is an intrinsic part of our
film history".

Earlier, In her carrier she has achieved other notable awards such as she won prestigious National Award for her exceptional performance in Resha Aur Shera released in 1971. She was feliciated with the Padma Shri in 1972 and was awarded with the prestigious Padma Bhushan in 2011. 

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