Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours

Updated: April 20, 2013 14:06 IST

Actor Rajesh Khanna received his Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award, today. The award was collected on his behalf by his wife Dimple Kapadia. Rajesh Khanna died on July 18 last year.

Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours
Actor Rajesh Khanna received his Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award, today. The award was collected on his behalf by his wife Dimple Kapadia. Rajesh Khanna died on July 18 last year.

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Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours
Director of landmark Bollywood film Sholay, Ramesh Sippy received the Padma Shri.

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Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours
Comedian Jaspal Bhatti also received his Padma Bhushan posthumously today. He died in a road accident on October 25, 2012. He was beloved for golden age of Doordarshan era TV shows Ulta Pulta and Flop Show. Mr Bhatti's wife Savita collected his award.

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Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours
Nana Patekar, who won the National Film Award for his roles in 1990 film Parinda and 1995 film Krantiveer, received Padma Shri at the ceremony from the President Pranab Mukherjee.

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Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours
Industrialist and businessman Adi Godrej, who represented trade and industry on the list, received the Padma Bhushan.

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Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours
Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who won the bronze medal at the London Olympics in 2012, received the Padma Shri.

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Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours
Shooter Major Vijay Kumar, who won the silver medal in the individual 25 metre rapid fire pistol event at the London Olympics 2012, received the Padma Shri.

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Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours
Designer Ritu Kumar received the Padma Shri.

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Rajesh Khanna, Ramesh Sippy receive Padma honours
Actor Nana Patekar with Dimple Kapadia.

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