56 Padma awardees were conferred honour on Monday by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Among the Bollywood stars Anupam Kher was honoured with Padma Bhushan. This 61 year old actor thanked the whole country and told in his tweet that how he got back in the flashback of his journey as a small town boy while getting ready to receive the Padma Bhushan.
“As I get ready for Padma Awards Ceremony, I have a flashback of my life. Journey of a small town boy. Thank You India for the love.”
Apart from Anupam, Ajay Devgan and Madhur Bhandarkar received Padma Shri. In other separate ceremony, which will be held on Tuesday, Rajinikanth will receive The Padma Vibhushan and Priyanka will be honoured with Padma Shri.
Filmmakers Nila Madhab Panda and SS Rajamouli will also be honoured with Padma Shri.