Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's Padma Vibhushan was cheered loudly on Twitter by his daughters Aishwaryaa and Soundarya on Tuesday. The 65-year-old actor received his award from President Pranab Mukherjee in a ceremony in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Within minutes #PadmaVibhushan was trending on Twitter.
Aishwaryaa, 34, tweeted:
Aishwaryaa is married to actor Dhanush, who also posted a congratulatory note:
Aishwaryaa's sister Soundarya provided a picture of Rajinikanth and wife Latha at the Padma ceremony.
Apart from Rajinikanth, actress Priyanka Chopra and Baahubali director SS Rajamouli received the Padma Shri. Singer Udit Narayan was awarded the Padma Bhushan.
The Padma Awards were handed out in two separate ceremonies. Actors Ajay Devgn and Anupam Kher and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar received their Padma Awards from President Pranab Mukherjee on March 28.
Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda, known for films like I Am Kalam and Kaun Kitne Paani Mein , also received the Padma Shri.(Also Read: Padma Awards: Rajinikanth, Priyanka Receive Honours)