Veteran actor and director Manoj Kumar will be conferred 47 Dadasaheb Phalke award for year 2015.

The award is conferred by the Union Government for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema- consists of a Swarn Kamal (golden lotus),a cash prize of Rs 10 
Lakh and a shawl.

Award is given on basis of recommendation of five member committee of eminent personalities, set up by Centre.