Veteran bollywood actress waheeda rehman will be honored with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award. Information and Broadcasting minister Anurag Thakur has given this information through social media. After hearing this news, the actress has expressed her happiness during an interview. 85-year-old waheeda Rahman said, 'It's a huge honor and I'm fortunate that the government of india has chosen to confer such a prestigious award on me. It makes me very grateful that this honor has been bestowed upon me on the 100th birthday of my favorite co-actor. There couldn't have been a better day to announce it. I want to thank the entire film industry and my fans, who have always supported me throughout my career and are still giving me the same respect. I am very happy to receive the award.' waheeda rehman is a veteran bollywood actress who has been active in bollywood for over seven decades. In his career he has acted with many superstars like Guru Dutt, amitabh bachchan and Dev Anand. Because of this, the government of india will award him with the dadasaheb phalke Award for his contribution to cinema. waheeda started her acting career with the telugu film 'Rojulu Marayi' released in 1955. Apart from telugu, he has also worked in Hindi, Tamil, bengali and malayalam films.