Celebrating Female Excellence: A Look at Actress Who Won Dada Saheb Phalke Award

Dadasaheb Phalke Awards: The most esteemed accolade in Indian cinema is the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Here is a list of all the female recipients of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

2023 - Waheeda Rehman was honored with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the 69th National Film Awards.

2023 - Rekha received the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Award for her exceptional contributions to the film industry.

2022 (72nd) - Asha Parekh, affectionately known as the 'Jubilee Girl,' is a renowned Indian actress. She also ventured into directing television series during the early days of satellite television in India.

2000 (48th) - Asha Bhosle, known for her extraordinary vocal range and versatility, began her singing career in 1943.

1989 (37th) - Lata Mangeshkar, widely recognized as the 'Nightingale of India,' embarked on her singing career in 1942. She has sung songs in over 36 languages.

1983 (31st) - Durga Khote, a pioneer among women in Indian cinema, acted in the first Marathi-language talkie, 'Ayodhyecha Raja,' in 1932.

1976 (24th) - Kanan Devi, acknowledged as 'the first lady of Bengali cinema,' made her acting debut in silent films in the 1920s.

1973 (21st) - Ruby Myers, also known as Sulochana, was one of the highest-paid actresses of her time. She made her debut in the film Veer Bala in 1925 .

1969 (17th) - Devika Rani, widely hailed as 'the first lady of Indian cinema,' made her acting debut in 'Karma' in 1933, which was the first Indian English-language film.