Award Id: IGBR108| Category : Lifetime Achievement Award
Deepika Padukone and Akshay Kumar bags the best actor awards while the late Sushant Singh Rajput was awarded the 'Critic's Best Actor' award. The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021 were announced on February 20, 2021, for honouring the best in television, film, and music. This year's awards also included the OTT category keeping in view its rising popularity and immense talent showcased on the platform.
The diverse list of winners saw some known names such as Deepika Padukone, Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar and also paved the way for recognition for the newcomers in the film industry such as Radhika Madan. Late Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was awarded the ‘Critics Best Actor’ award for his performance in the latest release ‘Dil Bechara’. Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards were introduced by the Government of India in 1969 to commemorate the Father of the Indian Cinema Dadasaheb Phalke. The award recognizes the work and talent of the Indian Film Industry which is also the third-largest globally and is known for its larger-than-life films and fandoms. Dadasaheb Phalke Awards also paid tribute to all the renowned personalities of the World Cinema for their exceptional contribution to the film industry. This achievement has been recorded in India Glory Book of Records as lifetime achievement award.