S Janaki, D Rama Naidu, Sri Devi and others get Padma awards

S Janaki, D Rama Naidu, Sri Devi and others get Padma awards

News 26-Jan-2013 1:58 PM IST Top 10 Cinema Comments

The highest civilian awards for people from various backgrounds – the Padma awards – are announced every year and it is handed out on the Republic Day. This year too, prominent people from different fields are selected for the Padma awards and will be receiving it from the President of India.

The film personalities that have been honoured with the Padma Bhushan are playback singer S Janaki, producer D Rama Naidu and actor Rajesh Khanna (posthumously). Sri Devi, Madhu alias Madhavan Nair, Ramesh Sippy, and Nana Patekar will be receiving the Padma Shri award at the function to be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi today.

They will be receiving the award from the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. This event will be attended by the top brass politicians, industrialists and eminent people.

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