Reactions to Shashi Kapoor’s Dadasaheb Phalke award

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, who turned 77 on March 18, was conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke award on Monday.

Celebrities took to Twitter to celebrate and congratulate the actor :

Rishi Kapoor: Yessssssss! Shashi Kapoor to get the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for contribution to Indian Cinema. Well deserved uncle. God Bless. Third Padma Bhushan and third Phalke award in the family. Prithviraj Kapoor and Raj Kapoor being the other recipients

Shashi Kapoor’s son Kunal Kapoor: I’m very proud and thankful to the government for recognising his work. This is the third award in our family. I am very thankful and extremely happy


Madhur Bhandarkar: TRULY DELIGHTED that one of my favorite actors, the legendary Shashi Kapoorji has been honored with Dadasaheb Phalke Award! Many congrats.

Prakash Jha posted: True recognition Dada Saheb Phalke to a brilliant actor and passionate producer, who gave so much to Cinema! Love you Shashi Kapoor Sir.

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, himself congratulated Shashi Kapoor on being honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

“Shashi Kapoor ji is a fine actor & a stalwart of the film industry. I congratulate him for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.” Modi tweeted.



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    From a srk fan.

  • when KING KHAN will get DSP AWARD,then salmir fans will say DSP award can be purchased by money.if any award that’s can’t be given to salmir then that award is cheapest according to salman,such a legendary thinking salmir fans have.

  • @sss : bro dont count chicken before it get hatch, first let ur Queen get this award ..too much smug bro u cant buy this award ..everyone knows that ur Queen Khan is always one step ahead to buy awards but this one is genuine to get this awards u av to do acting not OVER acting.. that’s why mr prime minister himself tweeted fo this achievement and instead visiting n posting stupid comment here go n watch india poochega sabse sana kyoun because ur Queen is sinking help her out ..

  • Arguably delivered the Greatest Counter Punch Dialogue in our cinematic history ever in Deewar so for that and many more memorable performances he deserves this recognition the most. Huge respexXx

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