Mumbai: Yesteryear star of Bollywood Dharmendra, has been honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Ratna award for his  contribution to the Hindi film industry spanning five decades.

Speaking on the occasion, the 75-year-old legend said the most important thing for all is to become good human beings. "If you are a good human being, respect would come
automatically," he added.

The award is constituted by the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy and is given away every year to mark the birth anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke, father of Indian cinema, on April 30.

Yesteryear's actress Asha Parekh was felicitated with the Lifetime Achievement award.

The other award winners included Rani Mukherji for her performance in 'No one Killed Jessica', Priyanka Chopra for '7 Khoon Maaf', Ranvir Singh for 'Band Baja Baraat', Sonakshi
Sinha for 'Dabangg'.

Arbaaz Khan received the award for best producer for 'Dabangg'.

Junior artistes, make up, stunt artistes were also felicitated on the occasion.


(Agencies)