Padma Awards 2016: Rajinikanth awarded Padma Vibhushan; Anupam Kher honoured with Padma Bhushan

Megastar Rajinikanth has been awarded with the highest honour of the Padma Vibhushan while Anupam Kher is the recipient of Padma Bhushan. 

Padma Awards 2016: Rajinikanth awarded Padma Vibhushan; Anupam Kher honoured with Padma Bhushan
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New Delhi: The most prestigious and revered honours in the country--the Padma awards list for the current year is out. Reports suggest that megastar Rajinikanth and classical singer Girija Devi have been awarded with the highest honour of the Padma Vibhushan while Anupam Kher is the recipient of Padma Bhushan. 

 

Kher took to Twitter and expressed his happiness over the news.

Other Padma awardees include: 

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar--Padma Vibhushan

Udit Narayan--Padma Bhushan

Ajay Devgn, Priyanka Chopra--Padma Shri

Posthumous Padma Shri for actor Saeed Jaffrey.

 

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