Actor Rana Daggubati who is gearing up to reprise the role of the mean Bhallal Deva in the magnam opus “Baahubali 2” recently received the prestigious “ Dada Saheb Phalke excellence Award “ for his outstanding and excellent performance in the film The Ghazi Attack.
On 148th birth year of Dada saheb Phalke , father of Indian cinema , the prestigious award was celebrated with the entire film fraternity that strengthens the glamour , glitter and glorious industry where 32 craft associations, reputed film makers, producers, directors, actors, writers, technicians, distributors, exhibitors and studio owners participate and celebrate the success saga.
A source confirmed, “The members of the jury unanimously decided to nominate Rana for the award. His role of Indian Navy officer Lt. Arjun Varma in the film was appreciated and loved by both audience and the industry. “
Few of the iconic personalities to get awarded in past four years are Shri Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar , Jitender, Farhan Akhtar, Shahrukh Khan, Ranveer Singh ,Rohit Shetty ,Ajay Devgan ,Huma Quraishi Richa Chadha ,Jaya Prada , Kajol ,Suraj Badjatia, Shoojit Sarcar , Abheejeet Bhatacharya, Sunidhi Chouhan,,Gurdas Maan , Pritam , Pamila Chopra , Richa Chadda, Shabana Azmi.