Dadasaheb Phalke Awards 2024 Winners & Highlights


The Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest honor in the Indian cinema industry, was presented in Mumbai for the year 2024. Established by the Government of India in 1969, this prestigious award commemorates Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, revered as the father of Indian Cinema. Aimed at celebrating lifetime achievements in the film industry, the award is annually conferred upon individuals who have made significant contributions to Indian cinema. The recipients are chosen by a committee comprising esteemed members from the film industry and government appointees, ensuring a diverse and comprehensive evaluation of nominees' contributions.

The 70th edition of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award marked a significant milestone, celebrating the contributions of 40 distinguished individuals across the Indian entertainment landscape. This year, the awards broadened their recognition to include not just films but also television, OTT platforms, and special nominations. This expansion reflects the dynamic and evolving nature of Indian entertainment, acknowledging and celebrating the rich diversity and artistic achievements across various media beyond the realm of traditional cinema.

2024 DadaSaheb Winners list

CategoryWinner NameWork
Best ActorShah Rukh KhanJawan
Best ActressRani MukerjiMrs Chatterjee vs Norway
Best Actress (Critics)Kareena Kapoor KhanJaane Jaan
Most Versatile Actress of the YearNayantharaJawan
Best Actor in Supporting RoleAnil KapoorAnimal
Best Actress in Supporting RoleDimple KapadiaPathaan
Best DirectorSandeep Reddy VangaAnimal
Best Actor (Critics)Vicky KaushalSam Bahadur
Best Actor in Comic RoleAyushmann KhurranaDream Girl 2
Best Actress in Comic RoleSanya MalhotraKathal
Most Promising ActorVikrant Massey12th Fail
Most Promising ActressAdah SharmaThe Kerala Story
Best Music DirectorAnirudh RavichanderJawan
Best Playback Singer (Male)Varun JainTere Vaste (Zara Hatke Zara Bachke)
Best Actor in a Negative RoleBobby DeolAnimal
Best Actress in a Television SeriesRupali GangulyAnupamaa
Best Actor in a Television SeriesNeil BhattGhum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin
Television Series of the YearGhum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin-
Best Actor in a Web SeriesShahid KapoorFarzi
Best Actress in a Web SeriesSushmita SenAarya Season 3
Outstanding Contribution to FilmMoushumi Chatterjee-
Outstanding Contribution to MusicKJ Yesudas-

Components of the DadaSaheb Phalke Award

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award, being the highest honor for outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, it includes the Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medal, a shawl, and a cash prize. This prestigious recognition is bestowed upon individuals for their lifetime achievements and significant contributions to the enhancement and growth of Indian cinema.

Memorable Moments from the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards 2024

  1. Shah Rukh Khan's Emotional Return : After a string of box office underperformances, Shah Rukh Khan's comeback film "Jawan" dominated the night. His heartfelt acceptance speech for the Best Actor award, where he expressed his gratitude to fans and the industry for their continued support, resonated with the audience.
  2. Rani Mukerji's Powerful Performance : Rani Mukerji's win for Best Actress for her portrayal of a strong-willed mother in the film "Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway" was another highlight.
  3. Beyond the Big Wins : While the major awards grabbed the headlines, several other wins added to the night's charm. Vikrant Massey's win for Most Promising Actor for his performance in "12th Fail" and Adah Sharma's win for Most Promising Actress for "The Kerala Story" highlighted the talent brimming in the industry.
  4. Television Takes Center Stage : For the first time, the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards gave due recognition to television, acknowledging its immense contribution to the entertainment industry. Rupali Ganguly and Neil Bhatt were awarded Best Actress and Actor in a Television Series for their outstanding performances in "Anupamaa" and "Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin," respectively.
  5. Veteran Recognition : The ceremony paid a well-deserved tribute to veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee, who was honored with the "Outstanding Contribution to the Film Industry" award. Her decades-long career and her dedication to the craft were celebrated with a standing ovation.
  6. Nayanthara's Bollywood Debut : Nayanthara, known for her work in South Indian cinema, made a stunning appearance, marking her impressive debut in Bollywood. Her win at the awards not only celebrated her performance but also showcased her elegance and grace, highlighting a successful transition to Hindi cinema.


Thus the 70th Dadasaheb Phalke Award ceremony etched a memorable chapter for both fans and winners alike. As we look forward to next year's awards, the anticipation grows not just for the celebration of cinematic achievements but also for the continued honor and remembrance of Dadasaheb Phalke's visionary contributions to Indian film. We wrap up with the hope that the next edition will unveil new stories of excellence and innovation in Indian cinema.

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