Here is the list of major Padma awardees in Bollywood
Some stars shined in the recent ceremony of Padma awards and received their approbation from the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind in the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Mr. President respected 119 Padma awardees this year for works in their respected field. In the ceremony, B-town also marked its presence with some prominent names. With that, let us have a look at major Padma awardees in Bollywood till now.
Kangana Ranaut is an actress par excellence. Her bold and bindass quality had won billions of hearts. It goes with her acting skills too. This actress has numerous awards under her belt and now, one more has been added to her garland. Recently, she received her fourth best actress National award, and a Padma Shri for her excellent performance in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. She also shared a video while expressing her gratitude towards her fans and experience in the film industry.
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 30, 2019
The Shahanshah of Bollywood, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan has several accolades in his more than 50 years of career in the film industry. Bachchan was honored with the Padma Shri at the age of 42 in the year 1984. The legendary actor had also received the PadmaBhushan and Padma Vibhushan in the years 2001 and 2015 respectively.
— Aishwarya Rai Fan (@amit_AishGang) March 16, 2019
The evergreen beauty queen and Miss World 1994 winner, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won a Padma Shri award in the year 2009 at the age of 36. The blue-eyed beauty had done several films in the industry.
While it was definitely a personal achievement for me, what made it so special was seeing the joy and pride it gave my family.
With our military background, I can't even explain what a honour of this stature meant to me and my family.
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) November 27, 2020
The former Miss World and now a global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas received the Padma Shri in 2016 when she was 34 years old. The actress cum pop singer won the hearts of a million fans with her talent in singing and acting.
Aamir Khan who is known to be a perfectionist in Bollywood won the Padma Shri in the year 2003 when he was 38 years old and became one of the Padma awardees in Bollywood.
— Filmfare (@filmfare) April 1, 2014
Vidya Balan is known to shoulder some of the biggest blockbusters in Bollywood and was awarded the Padma Shri in the year 2014. The actress was 35 years old when she received the respect. The actress gave terrific performances in films like Kahaani, No One Killed Jessica, Mission Mangal, and Dirty Picture.
Shah Rukh Khan
.@iamsrk #ShahRukhKhan Honoured with the
~Padma Shri Award~
The 4th highest civilian Award.
( 28 Mar 2005 )#SRK reached the pinnacle of greatness not only as an actor but as great human being.#KingOfHearts
— Shirin (@iam4sunrise) March 28, 2020
The actor who is known as the King Khan of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan received the 4th highest civilian award in the year 2005 at the age of 40. The Devdas actor has received much international recognition as well.
Madhuri Dixit Nene
Ms. @MadhuriDixit – Padma Shri Award recipient and acclaimed actor, inaugurated the 11th season of #5thVeda at WWI. Ms. Madhuri Dixit-Nene elaborated on the highlights of her aspirational film and performing arts career, with the students attending the session. #DoWhatYouLove pic.twitter.com/1qEWP0sgiJ
— Whistling Woods International (@Whistling_Woods) January 31, 2020
The dhak-dhak girl of B-town Madhuri Dixit Nene won the Padma Shri in the year 2008 at the age of 41.
1. Padma Shri (2009)
2. National Film Award (2017)
3. Filmfare Award (2002, 2006)
4. Stardust Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)
5. IIFA Award (2002, 2005)
6. ITA popular icon award (2008)
LONG REIGN KHILADI KUMAR pic.twitter.com/WFZ5t19mMv
— 🔰 (@AdityaS_Indian) January 25, 2020
The Khiladi of Bollywood films, Akshay Kumar became a proud recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri award at the age of 42 in the year 2009.
— Pinkvilla (@pinkvilla) March 28, 2016
The Singham actor Ajay Devgn also received a Padma Shri for his contributions to the film industry in the year 2016 when he was 47.
The queen of Indian television Ekta Kapoor received her Padma Shri for the very first time and finally registered herself as one of Padma awardees in Bollywood.
President Kovind presents Padma Shri to Shri Karan Johar for Art. He is an acclaimed director and producer at the helm of Dharma Productions. He is acknowledged for his contribution to mainstream entertainment through his films. pic.twitter.com/Qwe8DzkRz1
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 8, 2021
Film producer Karan Johar is also now a proud awardee of Padam Shri. Johar, a producer, and director of popular films like “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gum” and “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,” said it was “surreal” to receive the Padma awardess in bollywood.
Thodi si toh lift Kara de singer Adnan Sami surely got a big lift as he received National Award 2020 for his contribution to the music industry. The Pakistani-origin singer seemed overwhelmed with the honor and forgot not to mention Asha Bhosle for playing a vital role in the career of music.