Bollywood - January 25, 2022

Victor Banerjee, Sonu Nigam, Chandraprakash Dwivedi honoured with Padma awards

Famend classical vocalist Dr Prabha Atre of the Kirana Gharana was once on Tuesday awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the nation’s second perfect civilian honour.

Outdated college actor Victor Banerjee, acknowledged for movies such as Satyajit Ray traditional Ghare Baire and David Lean’s account A Passage of India, was once awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third perfect civilian award of the nation.

The names from Indian arts self-discipline who maintain been chosen for Padma Awards additionally consist of Punjabi folks singer Gurmeet Bawa (posthumous) and classical musician Rashid Khan, who will almost certainly be felicitated with Padma Bhushan.

Popular playback singer Sonu Nigam, director Chandraprakash Dwivedi, simplest acknowledged for steering tv account Chanakya and serious hit Pinjar, and former actor Sowcar Janaki maintain been conferred the Padma Shri, the fourth perfect civilian award of the nation.

Moreover Nigam, Dwivedi and Janaki, the list for Padma Shri awardees additionally consist of Nalini and Kamalini Asthana, Madhuri Barthwal, S Ballesh Bhajantri, Khandu Wangchuk Bhutia, Sulochana Chavan, Lourembam Bino Devi, Shyamamani Devi, Arjun Singh Dhurve, Gosaveedu Shaik Hassan (posthumous), Shivnath Mishra, amongst others.

Consistent with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the President current conferment of 128 Padma Awards, including two duo situations, this One year. In a duo case, the award is counted as one.

The list contains 4 Padma Vibhushan, 17 Padma Bhushan and 107 Padma Shri awards.

Thirty-four of the awardees are females and the list additionally entails 10 persons from the class of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 13 posthumous awardees.

The Padma awards are launched yearly on the eve of Republic Day.

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