Om Puri, A Legend: Om Puri was honoured with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, for his contribution to cinema in 1990
"I do have a phenomenal team because they handle two continents of my scheduling and more than anything else, they make sure that nobody gets pissed off because I am spread too thin," said Priyanka Chopra
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.
India sees very little of Priyanka Chopra now. The actress recently wrapped the second season of her American TV show Quantico and will head back to USA to shoot Baywatch, the film version of the superhit TV show
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
Manoj Kumar will receive the 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the Ministry of Information and Broadcast posted on Twitter. He was also famous for starring in a league of patriotic films like Shaheed, Purab Aur Paschim and Kranti. Manoj Kumar had received the Padma Shri honour in 1992
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
"I am very happy that I will get the Padma Shri. It's a great achievement to me. I am sure that it will inspire me to work in the direction of making more films on several issues of the country," said I Am Kalam director Nila Madhab Panda
"What a fabulous January to begin my year with. I'm the daughter of an Army officer. So, the feeling of receiving this civilian award is extremely special," said Priyanka Chopra. The actress is currently in Montreal, where she is shooting for her television series Quantico
"I don't know what to say. It is quite a mixed feeling. Very frankly I don't feel I deserve the honour. This is not humility. But can't deny that it also makes me so happy and proud to be with them," S S Rajamouli posted on Twitter. Baahubali director Rajamouli will receive the Padma Shri award
"Really grateful, honoured to be awarded Padma Shri. I accept it with all humility, this great respect bestowed by my Government and my country," Madhur Bhandarkar wrote on Twitter. He added: "I would like to thank my Producers, technicians, actors and my friends for this great honour and most importantly my family for their support"
This year's list of Padma honours was released by the government on Monday and actor Ajay Devgn, 46, will receive the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award. "Another Padma Shri in the family. Congrats to my other half with lots of love and pride," Kajol, who received the Padma Shri in 2011, wrote on Twitter