Soumitra Chatterjee named for Dada Saheb Phalke award

Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who has portrayed a versatile range of lead characters in films by Satyajit Ray, has been selected for India's highest film honour - the Dadasaheb Phalke Award - for 2012.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 1 Comments  |  690 Views

Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who has portrayed a versatile range of lead characters in films by Satyajit Ray, has been selected for India's highest film honour - the Dadasaheb Phalke Award - for 2012.

Confirming the news, Chatterjee told IANS that his name being selected for the prestigious award has made him "extremely happy".

"I am extremely happy. Till this evening I had not thought of this award. But after I got the news, I am extremely happy," Chatterjee said.


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  • Posted on: 21 March 2012 at 2:04pm0-SD-0

    Wow!!!! What a news. Soumitro Chatterjee getting the award. Wow!

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