Kangana Ranaut, Adnan Sami Receive Their Padma Shri Awards

Kangana Ranaut obtained the Padma Shri from President Ram Nath Kovind. (Image courtesy: ANI)


  • Six movie personalities have been awarded the Padma Shri this 12 months
  • The record included filmmaker Karan Johar and producer Ekta Kapoor
  • SP Balasubrahmanyam will obtain the Padma Vibhushan posthumously

New Delhi:

Actor Kangana Ranaut and singer Adnan Sami obtained their Padma Shri awards in a ceremony in New Delhi at this time. President Ram Nath Kovind introduced the Padma honours for 2020 on the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The record of awardees from the movie trade contains filmmakers Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor; singer SP Balasubrahmanyam will obtain the Padma Vibhushan posthumously.

Kangana Ranaut, wearing a gold saree, was pictured being introduced the Padma Shri by President Kovind. Kangana, final seen within the Jayalalithaa biopic Thalaivi, additionally lately obtained the National Award for Best Actress for her performances within the movies Manikarnika and Panga.

Adnan Sami obtained his Padma Shri:

Adnan Sami is of Pakistani origin and have become an Indian citizen in 2016; his Padma Shri was extensively criticised when the honours record was introduced in January with the Nationalist Congress Party calling it an “insult to 130 crore Indians.” Mr Sami lashed out at Jaiveer Shergill of the Congress on Twitter after the politician denounced the singer’s Padma honour as “chamchagiri.

Speaking to news agency PTI after controversy erupted, Adnan Sami mentioned, “The people who are criticising are some minor politicians. They are doing it because of some political agenda that they have and it has nothing to do with me. I am not a politician, I am a musician.”

Kangana Ranaut and Karan Johar, as soon as very public enemies, are receiving Padma Shri honours the identical 12 months – one thing that has not escaped touch upon the Internet. Speaking to Mumbai Mirror after the honours record was introduced, KJo mentioned, “So much has been said about Kangana, me and some kind of rivalry or simmering tension. But at every public event we’ve met, we’ve greeted each other graciously. Whatever may have been said or insinuated in print, I think I’m too old and wise to hold any kind of malice in my heart for anybody. As a filmmaker, I respect Kangana’s talent, craft, and what she brings to the table. She is an actor who has proved her mettle and is deserving of the honor. Besides Ekta and Adnan Sami, I am honoured to receive the Padma Shri alongside Kangana.” He additionally didn’t rule out future collaborations with the actress.

2021-11-08 12:54:37

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