Shyam Benegal bestowed with Dadasaheb Phalke Award


By IndiaFM News Bureau

Renowned filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who created his niche in film

faternity, with some wonderful films to his name, has been honoured with

the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. This award didn’t come as a surprise to

Benegal as he had been expecting it since a year now. But nevertheless, the

award has been a tribute to all his hard work all these years.

His first feature film Ankur in 1971, came as refreshing treat for movie

lovers who expected some sensible cinema. Benegal does not seem to stop

his directorial journey here. He feels that these awards give one an

encouragement that the show must go on.

Bose: The Forgotten Hero was the last film Benegal directed in