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Padma Awards: Ajay Devgn, Anupam Kher Receive Honours

Anupam Kher received the Padma Bhushan in a ceremony in New Delhi on Monday. Ajay Devgn, in a black bandhgala, received the Padma Shri. The Padma Awards are being handed out in two separate ceremonies. On Tuesday, Rajinikanth will receive the Padma Vibhushan while Priyanka will receive the Padma Shri

  | March 28, 2016 17:19 IST (New Delhi)
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Ajay Devgn and Anupam Kher photographed at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. (Image courtesy: PTI)

Highlights

  • Anupam Kher received the Padma Bhushan on Monday
  • Ajay Devgn received the Padma Shri
  • Saeed Jaffrey will also be awarded the Padma Shri posthumously
Actors Ajay Devgn and Anupam Kher received their Padma Awards from President Pranab Mukherjee in a ceremony in New Delhi on Monday.
Ajay Devgn, in a black bandhgala, received the Padma Shri.
 
Image courtesy: PTI

Anupam Kher received the Padma Bhushan.
 
Image courtesy: PTI

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar also received the Padma Shri on Monday.
 
Image courtesy: PTI

The Padma Awards are being handed out in two separate ceremonies. On Tuesday, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth will receive the Padma Vibhushan while actress Priyanka Chopra will receive the Padma Shri. Singer Udit Narayan will also be awarded with the Padma Bhushan.
The Padma Awards will also honour filmmakers Nila Madhab Panda and SS Rajamouli with the Padma Shri.
Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey, who died at the age of 86 in November 2015, will also be awarded the Padma Shri posthumously. (Also Read: Padma Awards: When Anupam Kher Got a 'Flashback of Life')
 

 
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