B-town celebrates Manoj Kumar’s Dadasaheb Phalke honour

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New Delhi, March 5. (ANI): Ever since veteran actor Manoj Kumar got chosen for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest recognition in Indian cinema, congratulation wishes are pouring in from the Bollywood fraternity.

Anupam Kher felicitated the 78-year-old actor, who has many hits to his credit, by tweeting, “Congratulations Manoj Kumar Ji for DADA SAHEB PHALKE AWARD. Your films taught us what it means to love your country. Jai Ho.:) #Patriotism.”

Rishi Kapoor wrote, “Many congratulations,Manoj Kumar Sahab for receiving the prestigious “Babasaheb Phalke” Award,2015.We worked in MNJ!.”

Shatrughan Sinha conveyed his congratulation message by writing, “Heartiest congratulations to Manoj “Bharat” Kumar for having been bestowed with the most prestigious and the highest award in.”

He continued writing ” Indian cinema – The Dadasaheb Phalke Award. A special word of appreciation for our dashing, dynamic PM and his Government for…”

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His post further read as, “this timely and well deserved recognition of the contributions of this great actor, nationalist and true patriot of Bharat Mata.”

The 78-year-old actor became the 47th recipient of the award for his outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema.

The actor, who was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 1992, is known for films like ‘Hariyali Aur Raasta,’ ‘Woh Kaun Thi,’ ‘Himalaya Ki God Mein,’ ‘Roti Kapda Aur Makaan,’ and ‘Kranti.’ (ANI)

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