Shahid Kapoor To Get Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award For This Film

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone

Other winners include Aditi Rao Hydari for "Bhoomi" and Rani Mukerji for "Hichki".

Apart from Shahid, Ranveer Singh will also be awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his stupendous portrayal as the ruthless and barbaric Sultan Alauddin Khilji in Padmavati.

All the film awards this season will be swept away by the team of Padmaavat ad there is no way in which Deepika is walking out without almost every award in the country. "It's such an honor to be conferred an award from the foundation", the actress is quoted as sharing her excitement in a statement.

Aditi Rao Hydari added another trophy to her achievements as she will receive Dada Saheb Phalke excellence award 2018 for the Best Leading Lady (Critics Award) for her memorable performance in "Bhoomi". Sanjay Dutt was also the part of the film and he played the father of Aditi.

Rani Mukerji, too, has won recognition and will be awarded for her socially conscious character in the recently released Hichki.

Ranveer Singh won the award for his outstanding performance in Padmaavat, while Kriti Sanon won for her role in Bareilly Ki Barfi. The film was based on the French novel "The Ingredients of Love". Anushka Sharma will be felicitated for making content-oriented movies and for encouraging young talents as a producer. She was recently seen in the Hindi suspense-horror flick Pari.