Singer Sunidhi Chauhan also received the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award for one of her popular songs "Kamli" from the film "Dhoom 3". She feels lucky to have been chosen for the prestigious award this year and thanked her fans.
"I am feeling like I am on seventh heaven. Thank you so much all of you. Dadasaheb Phalke Award is a very prestigious award and it is a great thing that these awards recognise talent," the singer said. "I am highly obliged to the Academy that it provided me an opportunity to feel it. I feel very lucky that I was chosen for this award this year," she added.
Yesteryears' actor Jeetendra received Dadasaheb Phalke Ratna Award for his contribution to the Indian film industry. Besides them, TV actor Gautam Rode, who plays Saras in the popular TV show "Saraswatichandra" and Hina Khan of TV show "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai" also won awards. Popular stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma, who has touched new heights of success with his hit comedy show "Comedy Nights with Kapil", was also feted.