Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi honoured with Padma Bhushan award

Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi were conferred with the Padma Bhushan award by President Pratibha Patil. The award ceremony took place in New Delhi today. Shabana wrote on micro blogging site Twitter, “Just received the Padma Bhushan award from the president of India. I am honoured, humbled and thank all those who made this journey possible.” The function was attended by some of the illustrious people in the field of politics, education and entertainment. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi also made their presence felt at the ceremony. We congratulate the veteran actors for this prestigious victory.