Sunday, August 12, 2007

Shyam Benegal receives Dada Saheb Phalke Award

Shyam  BenegalThe creative Filmmaker Shyam Benegal gets the honor - Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2005 for his great contribution to Indian Film Industry. Shyam Benegal has known as the most originative Director and maker who generate a number of superb movies to Hindi Cinema. Actually Benegal was recognized through his some biggest intensive movies like Ankur (1973), Nishant (1975), Manthan (1976) etc.The recent Award contains a Swarna Kamal, Rs2,00,000 cash and a shawl for every achiever personality.

Benegal has the membership of Rajyasabha and used to raise the social issues in his movies. His films consists raw material of our ethnical world. He is very conscious about his surroundings incidents in his films. Benegal’s  other gifted works are: Junoon and Kalyug with Shashi Kapoor, Mandi, Trikaal, Suraj Ka Satwaan Ghoda, Mammo, Sardari Begum, The Making of the Mahatma, Bhumika and Zubeida.

Shyam Benegal had been achieved the Prestigious Award Padama Shri (1976) and Padma Bhushan (1991) also. In 2005 he won the Nargis Dutt Award for the Best Feature Film on National Integration “Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero”. Besides his fabulous films, he had done couple of TV serials such as Yatra and Bharat Ek khoj and some of documentary films like "Child of The Streets", "Satyajit Ray" and "Nature Symphony". This former Ad filmmaker is also the founder of the Hyderabad Film Society. In the beginning of his career he came together with some talented stars such as: Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Smita Patil, Kulbhushan Kharbanda and Amrish Puri. from the FTII and NSD famous acting institutes.

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