President Confers Padma Awards to Sania, Priyanka and Rajnikanth
President Pranab Mukherjee presented five Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awards at a function. Superstar Rajinikanth was conferred with India’s second highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan in the capital on Tuesday.
Besides Rajinikanth, actress Priyanka Chopra received the Padma Shri, singer Udit Narayan and tennis player Sania Mirza were awarded the Padma Bhushan.
The Padma Awards this year were conferred in two ceremonies. On March 28, actors Ajay Devgn and Anupam Kher and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar received their Padma Awards.