The government award is India's highest honour given in the field of cinematic art. Amitabh has been honoured with the award for inspiring generations with his diverse work.
Google on Monday dedicated its creative doodle to mark the 148th birth anniversary of the father of Indian Cinema Dhundiraj Govind Phalke.
Rakesh Roshan says he learnt filmmaking from film director and actor Kasinathuni Viswanath, who was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award earlier this week.
The Award is conferred by the Centre for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema.