Padma Awards 2016 are out!Bollywood Hot Gossips

January 25, 2016 13:05
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India’s second highest civilian awards 2016, Padma Vibhushan, are out!

The big names announced as winners of Padma Vibhushan on the occasion of 2016 Republic Day celebrations include:

Superstar Rajinikanth

The Reliance empire founder late Dhirubhai Ambani

Media baron Ramoji Rao

Founder of Art of Living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Jagmohan

Former DRDO chief V K Aatre

Cancer specialist and chairperson of Adyar Cancer Institute Dr V Shanta

Eminent Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi dancer Yamini Krishnamurthi

Classical vocalist Girija Devi

Indian American economist Avinash Dixit

Few of the 19 eminent people chosen for Padma Bhushan 2016 include:

Noted actor Anupam Kher

Singer Udit Narayan

Former CAG Vinod Rai

Chairperson of media group Bennett, Coleman & Co. - Indu Jain

Tennis star Sania Mirza

Sports star Saina Nehwal

Spiritual leader late Swami Dayanand Saraswati

Spiritual leader Swami Tejomayananda

Former US Ambassador to India Robert Blackwill

Industrialist Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry

Maruti Suzuki chairman R C Bhargava

Eminent architect Hafeez Contractor

Padma Shri awardees include:

Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam (who was the prosecution counsel in the Mumbai terror attack case)

Actor Ajay Devgn

Actress Priyanka Chopra


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