Shabana Azmi, Dharmendra, Mira Nair win Padma Bhushan awards

Wed, January 25, 2012 3:26pm UTC by Add first Comment

On the eve of India’s 63rd Republic Day, the President has announced the winners of the Padma Awards – The Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Shri. Several Bollywood celebrities figure in the list of those awarded for their contribution to Indian cinema. Shabana Azmi, Dharmendra and Mira Nair were awarded the Padma Bhushan for their work in the field of cinema while the late Dr Bhupen Hazarika was bestowed with the Padma Vibhushan for his contribution to vocal music. Anoop Jalota was awarded the Padma Shri for his contribution to music while Priyadarsan was awarded the Padma Shri for his contribution to cinema as a director.

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