Anushka Sharma to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Path Breaking Producer

Apr 08, 2018, 10:45 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Anushka Sharma will be felicitated with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Path Breaking Producer

Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma

The Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for 2018 is being awarded to Anushka Sharma for her efforts in backing oath-breaking content which has become genre-defining success stories. Anushka is being widely revered for breaking new grounds as a film producer along with her brother Karnesh Sharma. Their company Clean Slate Films began their production journey with the hugely successful NH10.

At the peak of her career as a superstar, she turned the youngest producer ever (Anushka was 25!) with a commitment to quality and desire to make entertaining cinema that pushed the content envelope. Given that their three home productions of Clean Slate Films have won applause from critics and movie buffs as well as become success stories, the Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation has decided to honour her contribution.

Anushka Sharma along with her brother Karnesh have also empowered young talent by giving them big-ticket breaks in the industry as directors, musicians, composers, technicians, etc by backing and believing raw talent. Their first three productions: NH 10, Phillauri and Pari showed their maturity in dabbling with three different genres - thriller, romance and horror with a distinct and differential content pitch for audiences.

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