Versatile actor Kamal Haasan, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and actor Paresh Rawal feature in 2014's list of the Padma awards.
K Raghavan Master passed away while under treatment at a hospital here on early Saturday (October 18, 2013). He was 99, and would have turned 100 on December 2, his family said.
Kerry Washington showed her style savvy at the Emmy Awards on Sunday (September 22, 2013) in fantasy gown in a blush color with gold embroidery that was at the Marchesa runway show just earlier this month.
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who suffered a heart attack on September 15, is stable, but will be kept under observation for two more days before he gets discharged, a friend of the thespian said on Tuesday, September 17.
Industrialist Subrato Roy recently threw a party in honour of Sridevi to felicitate her for the Padma Shri award she received.
Actor Rajesh Khanna received his Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award, today.
The first batch of this year's Padma honours were handed out by President Pranab Mukherjee. Actresses Sharmila Tagore and Sridevi received their Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri respectively. Cricketer Rahul Dravid received the Padma Bhushan.
Sridevi, who made a comeback to acting with English Vinglish, says "acknowledgement and recognition from authoritative quarters are important to every artiste".
Singer S Janaki has declined to accept the Padma Bhushan award as she feels that the honour has come late in her five-and-half-decade long career.