PM Narendra Modi pens down a heartwarming note towards Waheeda Rehman for winning Dada Saheb Phalke Award
Waheeda Rehman needs bare introduction while talking about Bollywood. The veteran actress who has contributed her innate talent into the realm of Indian cinema is an astounding figure of inspiration for today's raising stars. Often known for her mesmerizing beauty, her best work includes films like Guide, Pyaasa, Teesri Kasam, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Chaudvin Ka Chaand, CID and many others. Her ladder of success has added yet another accolade yesterday, as she was honored with Dada Saheb Phalke Lifetime achievement Award.
Delighted that Waheeda Rehman Ji has been honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award. Her journey in Indian cinema has left an indelible mark. A beacon of talent, dedication and grace, she embodies the best of our cinematic heritage. Congratulations to her. https://t.co/uuqfXqIW7l— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 26, 2023
PM Narendra Modi congratulates
As soon as the coveted honorary, the nation vent in gaga while congratulating Waheeda ji for achieving such an award with delving magnitude. The queue also included India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi who took his precious time out on Tuesday evening to share his heartwarming wishes to the legendary actress. While taking over X(previously Twitter), the PM wrote, "Delighted that Waheeda Rehman Ji has been honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award. Her journey in Indian cinema has left an indelible mark. A beacon of talent, dedication and grace, she embodies the best of our cinematic heritage. Congratulations to her."
Waheeda Ji on Dada Saheb Award
Meanwhile, Waheeda Rehman has ushered her immense joy and pleasure for receiving such an accomplished award hence quoted her feelings, "It is a huge honor and a privilege that the Government of India chose me to be conferred with such a prestigious award. It makes me very grateful that the recognition has come to me on the centenary birthday of my favorite co-star late Dev Saab (Dev Anand). There couldn’t have been a better day to announce it. I want to thank the entire film fraternity and my fans who have always supported me throughout my career and still shower the same respect. I’m grateful to God for my friends, and my family. I’m really happy."
Other Big Achievements
However, the lifetime award is not the only coveted honorary she has ever presented with. Earlier, during her long lasting filmy career she won numerous filmy awards including Filmfare and National Film Awards. The long list also includes Padma Shri by the Indian government in 1972 and Padma Bhusan in 2011.
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