Shah Rukh Khan might have spoofed “Ujala” Manoj Kumar in his home production Om Shanti Om plus the subsequent court cases and the bad blood at the top of Bollywwod.
The good news is that “Kranthi” Manoj Kumar receives the highest National Dada Saheb Phalke Award for completing 50 years in the field of Films as actor, director and producer. Manoj was also a script writer and screenplay writer and he richly deserves the top most National Award.
The first thespian of Indian Cinema to receive this award was the legendary Dilip Kumar.
It is a tribute to Dilip Kumar that Manoj is honoured with this Dada award.