Priyanka Chopra bags Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Actress Priyanka Chopra will be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award for being an international icon. Star will be given the award under the newly introduced ‘Internationally Acclaimed Actress’ category at a ceremony.

The board of trustees for Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards include Johny Lever, Pahlaj Nihalani, Mithun Chakraborty and TP Agrawal. The award ceremony will be held on June 1, 2017 in Mumbai. 
Static Takeaways for Dena Bank PO Exam-
  • The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s highest award in cinema and it was established in 1969. 
  • The first recipient of this award was Devika Rani.

Source- The Hindu