The Indian Govt conferred Padma Awards and National Awards to various deserving people on 25th of March 2016. These Awards were handed over by the President of India Mr Pranab Mukherjee.
The Padma Awards belong to the people from various fields and National Awards from the field of Indian Cinema. Check the lists of the recipients of these most prestigious awards given to various celebrities of the country.
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Padma Awards 2016 Winner – Total 56 Eminent Personalities won this reputed award.
Padma Vibhushan Recipients
Actor Rajnikant and classical Singer Girija Dev got Padma Vibhushan. Other people who got this most prestigious Vibhushan Award are – Media Personality Ramoji Rao, Former J and K Governor Jagmohan, Spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Scientists Vasudev Kalkunte, Dhirubhai Ambani, Adyar Cancer Institute Chairwoman V Shanta
- Badminton player Saina Nehwal received Padma Bhushan
- Veteran Actor Anupam Kher got Padma Bhushan
- Actor Ajay Devgan got Padma Shri
- Madhur R Bhandarkar Padma Shri
Other Padam Bhushan Awards recipients are –
Sania Mirza, Singer Udit Naryana, Former CAG Vinod Rai, Indian Sculptor Ram Sutar, Bajinder Singh Hamdard, Theatre Personality Heisnam Kanhaila, Former US Ambassador to India Robert D Blackwil, Swami Tejomayananda, Chairperson of Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd Indu Jain, Prof NS Ramanuja Tatacharya, Prof D Nageshwar Reddy
Padma Shri Winners are –
Dr Soma Ghosh, Pratibha Prahlad, Bhikudan Gadhvi, Priyanka Chopra, Tulsidas, Borkar, SS Rajamouli, Gulabi Sapera, Mamta Chandrakar, Malini Awasthi, Naresh Chander Lal, Pushpesh Pant, Mannam Gopi Chand, Ram Harsh Singh, Sabya Sachi Sarkar, Praveen Chandra, Anil Kumar Malhotra, Prof MM Padma Srivastava, Dr MM Joshi and others.
National Award 2016 Winners –
Amitabh Bachchan Bet Actor (fourth time) for Piku, Best Actress Kangana Ranaut for Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Best Feature Film – Bahubali, Best Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for his movie Bajirao Mastani, Best Hindi Film – Dum Laga ke Haisha, Best Popular Film – Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Nargis Dutt Award received by Nanak Shah Fakir, Best Punjabi Film – Chauthi Koot, Best Haryanvi Film – Satarangi and Duronto came to be as the best Children’s film.