Veteran actress Asha Parekh is battling breast cancer: The 82-year-old actress got treatment at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai.

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Veteran actress Asha Parekh was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday. Here she got her breast cancer treatment done. According to information received from sources, the 81-year-old actress was admitted to the hospital at 8 am on Sunday morning. He underwent surgery for two hours in the operation theater here.

Received Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2022
Asha Parekh, the most famous actress of the 60s and 70s, was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2022. This is the highest award of the Indian film industry. This award was given to the actress for her contribution to the film industry.

President Draupadi Murmu honored Asha Parekh with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the 68th National Film Awards.

President Draupadi Murmu honored Asha Parekh with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the 68th National Film Awards.

A woman received this award after 22 years
Asha Parekh was given this honor at the 68th National Film Awards. The last female singer to be honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke was Asha Bhosle. He was given this award in 2000. Before Asha Parekh, Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar, Durga Khote, Kanan Devi, Ruby Meyers, Devika Rani have also received this award. Devika Rani was the first actress to receive this award in the year 1969.

Asha also runs a dance academy and hospital.
Asha was born on 2 October 1942 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Born in a Gujarati family, Asha is currently running the dance academy 'Kara Bhawan'. Apart from this, his hospital 'BCJ Hospital and Asha Parekh Research Centre' is also running in Santa Cruz, Mumbai.

Started acting at the age of 10
Asha started her acting career at the age of just 10. He worked as a child artist for the first time in the film 'Aasmaan' released in 1952. After this, he worked in Bimal Roy's film 'Baap Beti' (1954), but its failure disappointed him so much that he decided not to work in films.

Made a comeback in Bollywood at the age of 16
After this, Asha decided to return to films at the age of 16. She wanted to work in Vijay Bhatt's film 'Goonj Uthi Shehnai' (1959), but the director did not give her a chance saying that she was not star material. However, the very next day, producer Subodh Mukherjee and director Nasir Hussain signed him in their film 'Dil Deke Dekho' (1959).

Became a superstar overnight from 'Dil Deke Dekho'
Shammi Kapoor was in her opposite role in this film. The film proved to be a superhit and Asha became a Bollywood superstar overnight. After this film, Hussain gave Asha 6 more films 'Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai' (1961), 'Phir Wahi Dil Laaya Hoon' (1963), 'Teesri Manzil' (1966), 'Baharon Ke Sapne' (1967). , 'Pyaar Ka Mausam' (1969) and 'Caravan' (1971) and all were box office successes. Apart from this, Asha also gave superhit films like 'Kati Patang', 'Upkaar', 'Aan Milo Sajna' and 'Love in Tokyo' in her career.

Life Time Achievement and Padmashree Award: In her 40 years of career, Asha Parekh has worked in about 95 Bollywood films. She was last seen in the 1999 film 'Sar Aankhon Par'. Asha has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award 11 times. In 1992, he was honored with the country's prestigious honor Padmashree by the Government of India.

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