Padma Shri Awards: Kangana Ranaut, Adnan Sami share photos with Prez Ram Nath Kovind from ceremony


Padma Awards

Actor-filmmaker Kangana Ranaut, filmmaker Karan Johar, producer Ekta Kapoor and music composer Adnan Sami had been amongst 61 Padma Shri awardees for the yr 2020 who obtained the nation’s fourth highest civilian honour on Monday at a ceremony held within the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. President Ram Nath Kovind offered Padma awards to those celebrities. Kangana, who was offered with the Padma Shri two weeks after she picked up her fourth finest actress National Film Award, expressed her gratitude for receiving the honour “for being a model citizen” of India.

“As an artist, I have received many awards, love and acknowledgement but today I have received an award for being a model citizen from this country, this government. I’m grateful,” she stated in a video posted on her official Instagram web page.

“When I started working at a young age, I didn’t achieve success until 8-10 years into my career. I didn’t enjoy my success. I turned down offers to endorse fairness products, boycotted item numbers, rejected working in big hero films and with big production houses,” Ranaut added.

The actor-producer, who is thought for her provocative statements, stated receiving “this honour will shut the mouths of many people” who typically ask her why she considerations herself with issues of nationwide significance.

“I made more enemies than money. When I became more aware about national matters, I raised my voice against any power that threatens the country,” she stated, including she had misplaced rely of what number of authorized circumstances she is at the moment embroiled in.

Sami was additionally awarded the honour within the subject of artwork. The Pakistan-origin musician, who can be a live performance pianist, singer and actor, grew to become an Indian citizen in 2016. expressing gratitude, he penned down a prolonged publish alongside with some photos from the Padma Awards ceremony.  

“The greatest honour! I am grateful to the Gov of India for this prestigious ‘Padmashri Award’. I am forever indebted to my beautiful people of India who’ve loved me unconditionally & been an integral part of my journey which has brought me till here! Luv you all. Jai Hind!” he wrote on Instagram.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah had been among the many dignitaries current on the event.


— with PTI inputs

2021-11-08 18:44:43

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