Names of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardees announced ahead of Republic Day 2018: Full List

Illaiyaraja and MS Dhoni are among those who will be given the Padma awards.

Names of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardees announced ahead of Republic Day 2018: Full List
Pic courtesy: en.wikipedia.org (File photo of Ilaiyaraaja)

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday approved the conferment of Padma awards to music composer Illaiyaraja, Indian classical musician Ghulam Mustafa Khan, billiards player Pankaj Advani, cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni and folk singer from Bihar Sharda Sinha.

Three people will be given the Padma Vibhushan, nine Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri awards.

Following is the full list:

Padma Vibhushan

Illaiyaraja, Art-Music, Tamil Nadu

Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Art-Music, Maharashtra

Parameswaran, Literature, Kerala

Padma Bhushan

Pankaj Advani, Billiards, Karnataka

Philipose Mar Chrysostom, Spiritualism, Kerala

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Cricket, Jharkhand

Alexander Kadakin, Public Affairs, Russia

Ramachandran Nagaswamy, Archaeology, Tamil Nadu

Ved Prakash Nanda, Literature, USA

Laxman Pai, Art, Goa

Arvind Parikh, Art, Maharashtra

Sharda Sinha, Art, Bihar

Padma Shri

Abhay Bang and Rani Bang (Duo) Medicine Maharashtra

Damodar Ganesh Bapat Social Work Chhattisgarh

Prafulla Govinda Baruah Journalism Assam

Mohan Swaroop Bhatia Art UP

Sudhanshu Biswas Social Work West Bengal

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Weightlifting Manipur

Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi Literature Chhattisgarh

Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III Industry Philippines

Langpoklakpam S Devi Art Manipur

Somdev Devvarman Tennis Tripura

Yeshi Dhoden Medicine Himachal Pradesh

Arup Kumar Dutta Literature Assam

Doddarange Gowda Art Karnataka

Arvind Gupta Literature Maharashtra

Digamber Hansda Literature Jharkhand

Ramli Bin Ibrahim Art Malaysia

Anwar Jalalpuri Literature UP

Piyong Temjen Jamir Literature Nagaland

Sitavva Joddati Social Work Karnataka

Malti Joshi Literature Madhya Pradesh

Manoj Joshi Art Maharashtra

Rameshwarlal Kabra Trade Maharashtra

Pran Kishore Kaul Art Jammu and Kashmir

Bounlap Keokangna Architecture Laos

Vijay Kichlu Art West Bengal

Tommy Koh Public Affairs Singapore

Lakshmikutty Medicine-Traditional Kerala

Joyshree Goswami Mahanta Literature Assam

Narayan Das Maharaj Spiritualism Rajasthan

Pravakara Maharana Art Odisha

Hun Many Public Affairs Cambodia

Nouf Marwaai Yoga Saudi Arabia

Zaverilal Mehta Journalism Gujarat

Krishna Bihari Mishra Literature West Bengal

Sisir Purushottam Mishra Art Maharashtra

Subhasini Mistry Social Work West Bengal

Tomio Mizokami Literature Japan

Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong Spiritualism Thailand

Keshav Rao Musalgaonkar Literature Madhya Pradesh

Thant Myint Public Affairs Myanmar

V Nanammal Yoga Tamil Nadu

Sulagitti Narasamma Social Work Karnataka

Vijayalakshmi Navaneethakrishnan Art Tamil Nadu

I Nyoman Nuarta Art Indonesia

Malai Haji Abdullah Bin Malai Social Work Brunei

Gobaradhan Panika Art Odisha

Bhabani Charan Pattanaik Public Affairs Odisha

Murlikant Petkar Sports Maharashtra

Habibullo Rajabov Education Tajikistan

M R Rajagopal Medicine Kerala

Sampat Ramteke Social Work Maharashtra

Chandra Sekhar Rath Literature Odisha

S S Rathore Civil Service Gujarat

Amitava Roy Science West Bengal

Sanduk Ruit Medicine Nepal

R Sathyanarayana Art Karnataka

Pankaj M Shah Medicine Gujarat

Bhajju Shyam Art Madhya Pradesh

Maharao Raghuveer Singh Literature Rajasthan

Kidambi Srikanth Badminton Andhra Pradesh

Ibrahim Sutar Art Karnataka

Siddeshwara Swamiji Spiritualism Karnataka

Lentina Ao Thakkar Social Work Nagaland

Vikram Chandra Thakur Science Uttarakhand

Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy and Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy Thyagarajan (Duo) Art Karnataka

Nguyen Tien Thien Spiritualism Vietnam

Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi Literature UP

Rajagopalan Vasudevan Science Tamil Nadu

Manas Bihari Verma Science Bihar

Panatawane Gangadhar Vithobaji Literature Maharashtra

Romulus Whitaker Wildlife Conservation Tamil Nadu

Baba Yogendra Art Madhya Pradesh

A Zakia Literature Mizoram

(With PTI inputs)

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