Who is the first recipient of Dadasaheb flake award
Miss devika rani
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema given annually by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema.
The Award is given to a prominent personality from the Indian film industry, noted and respected for significant contributions to Indian cinema. A committee consisting eminent personalities from the Indian film industry is appointed to evaluate the award. Introduced in 1969, the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke, considered as the father of Indian cinema, award is given to recognise the contribution of film personalities towards the development of Indian Cinema and for distinguished contribution to the medium, its growth and promotion.
Devika Rani Chaudhuri (30 March 1908 – 9 March 1994) was an actress in Indian films who was active during the 1930s. Widely acknowledged as the first leading lady of Indian cinema,got first dadasahab award in 1969.