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Rajinikanth, Priyanka, Sania Mirza conferred with Padma awards: Here is the full list

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday honoured several eminent personalities with the prestigious Padma awards at a simple ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.


Rajinikanth, Priyanka, Sania Mirza conferred with Padma awards: Here is the full list
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New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday honoured several eminent personalities with the prestigious Padma awards at a simple ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Tamil film star Rajinikanth, Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, Priyanka Chopra, playback singer Udit Narayan, ace tennis star Sania Mirza were among those who were conferred with the Padma awards.

The President had earlier conferred five Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awards at a function held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

 

 

Here is the full list of recipients:

Padma Vibhushan

   Founder of Reliance Industries late Dhirubhai Hirachand    Ambani (posthumous)
    Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Jagmohan
    Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    Indian-American economist Avinash Kamalakar Dixit
    Renowned dancer Yamini Krishnamurti
   Tamil superstar Rajinikanth

 

 

 

Padma Bhushan

    Actor Anupam Pushkarnath Kher
    Playback singer Udit Narayan
    Badminton star Saina Nehwal
    Former CAG Vinod Rai
    Industrialist Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry
    Architect Hafeez Sorab Contractor
    Educationist and Journalist Dr Barjinder Singh Hamdard
    Scientist Alla Venkata Rama Rao
    Gastroenterologist Duvvur Nageshwar Reddy

 

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Padma Shri

The 43 awardees who will receive the honour include:

     Actor Ajay Devgn
    Priyanka Chopra
    Filmmaker Madhur R Bhandarkar
    Filmmaker SS Rajamouli
    Scientist Dr Mylswamy Annadurai
    Archer Deepika Kumari
    Celebrated chef Mohammed Imtiaz Qureshi
    Classical musician Pandit Tulsidas Borkar​
    Social worker Ajoy Kumar Dutta​
    Folk tale artist Bhikhudan Govindbhai Gadhvi
    Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale
    Film director Naresh Chander Lal
    Ashok Malik
    ​Mahesh Chand Mehta
    Social worker Dr Sundar Aditya Menon
    Haldar Nag
    Social worker PP Gopinathan Nair
    Dr TV Narayana
    Professor Predrag K Nikic
    ​Subhash Palekar
    Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda
    Advertising professional Piyush Pandey
    ​Journalist Pushpesh Pant
    Businessman Dilip Sanghvi
    Folk dancer Gulabi Sapera
    Dahyabhai Shastri
    Onkar Nath Srivastava
    Late Shri Prakash Chand Surana (Posthumous)
    Prahlad Chandra Tasa
    Chandrasekar  Shesadri  Thoguluva
    Professor (Dr) Ganapati Dadasaheb  Yadav
    Dr Nayudamma Yarlagadda​

The government had announced Padma awards for 112 eminent persons on the eve of Republic Day.

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