Actor Ranveer Singh to get Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award
Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh will be awarded the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award. The actor has been chosen in the Best Actor category for his role in the movie Padmaavat.
Ranveer Singh played the character of the ruthless Alauddin Khilji and received widespread praise for his performance.
His acting has raised the benchmark for the role of villain in Indian movies.
The Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award has been set up by the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation. It recognizes contributions to Indian cinema.
Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards are different from the Dadsaheb Phalke Award that are given by the Indian government.
Actor and producer Anushka Sharma will also be awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for her contribution to movies as a producer.