Veteran performing artist Manoj Kumar is heading out from Mumbai to Delhi to get his Dadasaheb Phalke Awards in individual today. The septuagenarian – who was in the doctor’s facility till some time back – as of late shared, “My developments are limited because of intense wellbeing issues.
After an exhaustive therapeutic checkup, my specialists prompted me to go to New Delhi via train. I will be available to get the honor however can’t move around excessively.”
The most astounding Awards for brilliance and commitments to silver screen, Dadasaheb Phalke Grant has been offered on stalwarts since the mid 70s. However, a study indicates it has been given to various cine identities during an era when they were excessively unwell.
Raj Kapoor was wearing a breathing device and wheezing for breath when he was granted. Tapan Sinha was limited to developments on a wheelchair. The same remains constant for Pran and Shashi Kapoor. “It’s bewildering in the matter of why Shashi, Tapanda and Pransaab were honored when they were so wiped out. Each of them merited it appropriately. They could have been given this honor when they were physically fit and ready to move. Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand and even Lata Mangeshkar were sufficiently fit to be available and get their honors,” says Manoj Kumar.
Another beneficiary, Mrinal Sen bolsters the contention. “Due acknowledgment ought to be given to meriting individuals when they are perfectly healthy,” he says, including: “I was available to get my Awards and not wiped out.”