Veteran actor and director Manoj Kumar will be bestowed with the 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2015.
The official Twitter handle of MIB (Ministry of Information and Broadcast), India made this announcement and posted-
The award is conferred by the Government of India for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema. He is known for his films like Hariyali Aur Raasta, Woh Kaun Thi, Himalaya Ki God Mein, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, 'Purab Aur Paschim' and Kranti.
He is a recipient of the National Film Award for the film Upkaar. In 1992, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Indian government.