Photos – Rajinikanth, Priyanka Chopra, Sania Mirza honoured with Padma Awards

Superstar Rajinikanth has been conferred with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award for his valuable services to the film industry.

Padma Awards 2016
Padma Awards 2016

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, has felicitated the actor as well as many other dignitaries today at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan.

Priyanka Chopra and Ajay Devgn were conferred with Padma Shri while Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal were awarded reputed Padma Bhushan.

The complete list of winners:

Padma Vibhushan

Rajinikanth gets Padma Vibhushan from Pranab Mukerjee
Rajinikanth gets Padma Vibhushan from Pranab Mukerjee

Actor Rajinikanth, Media baron RamojiRao, Former J-K Governor Jagmohan, Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Adyar Cancer Institute chairwoman V Shanta, Dancer Yamini Krishnamurthy, Classical singer Girija Devi, Indian scientist VasudevKalkunte, and Reliance Industries founder late DhirubhaiAmbani (posthumously)

Padma Bhushan

Sania Mirza gets Padma Bhushan from Pranab Mukerjee
Sania Mirza gets Padma Bhushan from Pranab Mukerjee

Anupam Kher, Singer Udit Narayan, Former CAG VinodRai, Tennis star Sania Mirza, Badminton player SainaNehwal, Chairperson of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd Indu Jain,Theatre personality Heisnam Kanhailal, Former US Ambassador to India Robert D Blackwill, Indian sculptor Ram Sutar, Barjinder Singh Hamdard, Swami Tejomayananda, Prof N S Ramanuja Tatacharyaand Prof D Nageshwar Reddy

Padma Shri

Priyanka Chopra gets Padma Shri from Pranab Mukerjee
Priyanka Chopra gets Padma Shri from Pranab Mukerjee

Prathibha Prahlad, Bhikhudan Gadhvi, Sribhas Chandra Supakar, Dr Soma Ghosh, Ajay Devgn, PriyankaChoprr, TulsidasBorkar, SS Rajamouli, Nila Madhab Panda, Gulabi Sapera, Mamta Chandrakar, Jawaharlal Kaul, Ashok Malik, Mannam Gopi Chand, Ravi Kant, Ram Harsh Singh, Shiv NarainKureel, SabyaSachi Sarkar, Jai Prakash Lekhiwal, K LaxmaGoud, Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe, NareshChanderLal, Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah, Prahlad Chandra Tasa, Dr Ravindra Nagar, Malini Awasthi, Madhur Bhandarkar, M Venkatesh Kumar, Dahyabhai Shastri, Santeshivara Bhyrappa, Haldar Nag, Kameshwaram Brahma, Pushpesh Pant, Jawaharlal Kaul, Ashok Malik and Mannam Gopi Chand

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