New Delhi: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth received the Padma Vibhushan and actress Priyanka Chopra received the Padma Shri in a ceremony in New Delhi on Tuesday.
- Rajinikanth was dressed in traditional attire.
- He received the Padma Vibhushan from President Pranab Mukherjee
- The Padma Awards were handed out in two separate ceremonies
Rajinikanth, dressed in traditional attire, received the Padma Vibhushan from President Pranab Mukherjee.
Priyanka, who looked lovely in a sari, received the Padma Shri:
Singer Udit Narayan was awarded the Padma Bhushan.
Baahubali director SS Rajamouli also received the Padma Shri:
The Padma Awards were handed out in two separate ceremonies. Actors Ajay Devgn and Anupam Kher and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar received their Padma Awards from President Pranab Mukherjee on March 28.
Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda, known for films like I Am Kalam and Kaun Kitne Paani Mein , also received the Padma Shri.
Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey, who died at the age of 86 in November 2015, was awarded the Padma Shri posthumously. (Also Read: Padma Awards: Ajay Devgn, Anupam Kher Receive Honours)