New Delhi, March 11 : At the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, many famous personalities were awarded with honours today. All the honours were presented by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Out of the people who were awarded, famous people in the cinema industry like Viswanathan Mohanlal and Prabhu Deva received their honours.
Prabhu Deva was given the Padma Shri award for his aesthetic dancing skills, his significant role in film making and also as he is an Ace choreographer. He received the award under the field called Art.
Mohanlal received the Padma Bhushan award for his outstanding performance in the world of films. He has rocked various roles like being a professional actor, a singer and even a producer. Over the past 4 decades, he has gifted the Indian industry with thousands of films and challenging roles under the label of 300 or more films.
Mohanlal had been presented with the third highest civilian award and he had been working on a number of South Indian films and Hindi films also. Apart from that, he had earlier won many National awards for films like Pulimurugan, Janatha Garage and Kireedam.
On his Twitter page, (https://twitter.com/Mohanlal) he commented with joy,
“I feel quite elated to have been received this great token of appreciation from the Honorable President of India. My sincere thanks and love to all! @rashtrapatibhvn @narendramodi @PMOIndia #PadmaAwards #PadmaBhushan “
“Received #PadmaBhushan, The 3rd Highest Civilian Award from The Honorable President of India, with jubilation. I express fervent gratitude to the Supreme Power & all well wishers, for being a part of my journey. Truly happy with this inimitable moment. #PadmaAwards “
There were many personalities who bagged the prestigious titles and some of them were actor Manoj Bajpayee, late Kader Khan, singer Shankar Mahadevan.