Dilip Kumar's many awards include the Padma Vibhushan, which he received in 2015. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. He was the first winner of the Filmfare Best Actor award - for 1956's Azaad
Luckily, she had help in the form of tennis star Sania Mirza, who received the Padma Bhushan. "We were separated - the Shris, the Bhushans, the Vibhushans," said Priyanka - so communication with Sania had to be via hand signals.
"As I get ready for #PadmaAwardsCeremony I have a flashback of my life. Journey of a small town boy. Thank You India 4 d Love," Anupam Kher posted on Twitter. The 70-year-old actor was given the Padma Bhushan by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi
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
Shashi Kapoor, who turned 78 on March 18, is known for films like Deewaar, Kabhi Kabhie , Namak Halaal, Sharmeelee and Satyam Shivam Sundaram. In 2011, he received the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to Indian cinema. In 2014, he also received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Sikander is currently busy promoting his film Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive. "My dad called me and said that he is getting a Padma Bhushan. I was damn excited when he called me. I was shooting for 24 in Pune. I told everybody on the sets about it. It's a great honour and I think dad deserves this. He is a great man," said Sikander
Anupam Kher gifted a Rs 1000 note to the director of his debut film Saraansh. Mahesh Bhatt had earlier tweeted: When the student outshines the teacher - the teacher dances with joy. Anupam your Padma Bhushan award has made me so, so proud"
On Twitter, where he is very active, Anupam Kher posted several messages celebrating his award - and was promptly trolled for a tweet dated 2010 in which he dismissed the Padma honours as inauthentic. Twitter has excavated a 2010 post from the actor
Dharmendra has featured in films like Seeta Aur Geeta, Phool Aur Patthar, Razia Sultan, Chupke Chupke, Sholay and Yamala Pagla Deewana. In 2012, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
"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
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had recommended MS Viswanathan's name for the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honour