The esteemed Dadasaheb Phalke Award will be given to Waheeda Rehman in recognition of her contributions to cinema. The veteran actress has now received congratulations from PM Narendra Modi as well.
In a statement following the presentation of the Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award to actress Waheeda Rehman on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised her as a “beacon of talent, dedication, and grace” who “embodies the best of our cinematic heritage.”
Her involvement in Indian cinema has had an enduring impression. She epitomizes the best of our cinematic tradition and is a shining example of talent, commitment, and grace.
Rehman, who made her acting debut 68 years ago and went on to star in cult favorites like “Pyaasa” and “Guide,” was presented with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award on Tuesday. This award is the government’s highest honor in the field of film.
“Because it’s Dev Anand’s birthday, I’m much happier. On the centenary of the birth of her frequent partner, Rehman said to PTI, “I think ‘taufa unko milna tha, mujhe mil gaya’.