Actor Dilip Kumar known for his performances in films like Aan, Daag, Devdas, Madhumati, Paigham, Mughal-E-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Leader and Ram Aur Shyam, received the Padma Vibhushan award on December 13 at his residence in Mumbai
"Dilip Kumar will be honoured with Padma Vibhushan on December 13 at his residence in Mumbai. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be coming from Delhi to present the award to him," Ms Nayar, who is also the compiler of the actor's autobiography The Substance and the Shadow, said
"He died last night. He had trouble breathing when we took him to a hospital in Saket where doctors pronounced him dead. My father had some breathing problems," said Ustad Sabri Khan's son Kamal. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2006. He had also received the Sahitya Kala Parishad award
Prithviraj Kapoor would have been 109 today and to celebrate, his actor grandson Rishi Kapoor shared some rare pictures of his "Good looking, Greek God Grandfather!" Prithviraj Kapoor is considered a pioneer of Indian theatre. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1969 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1971
National Award-winning artists like Dibakar Banerjee are returning their government awards and honours to protest impediments to freedom of speech and expression. But Shah Rukh said: "The country is becoming increasingly intolerant. Respect those who returned government awards, but (I) won't return mine"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had recommended MS Viswanathan's name for the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honour
Gorgeous in a delicately embroidered champagne pink churidaar kameez, the teenager was the picture of sophistication as she watched her grandfather receive the Padma Vibhushan
"Humbled and so grateful to all the well-wishers and fans whose love and affection and following brought me from humble beginnings to this state"
Mr Bachchan received the Padma Shri in 1984 and the Padma Bhushan in 2001.
Mr Bachchan is the face of a campaign to raise awareness about Hepatitis B
Mr Bhansali and Mr Joshi received the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award
"The fact is that it is a national honour and they have obviously researched pretty well to have given him this award," she said