Padma Vibhushan News
Amitabh Bachchan feels honoured and humbled on receiving the Padma Vibhushan Award!
The honour was bestowed upon the mega star today morning
After having received the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards, Amitabh Bachchan today became the receiver of another great honour, the Padma Vibhushan award. The Piku actor received the award from the President, Pranab Mukherjee today morning at the investiture ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi. Click here to read more
Dilip Kumar conferred with Padma Vibhushan!
However, the veteran actor was unable to receive the award personally since he has been keeping unwell from quite a few months
Cinema icons Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan were conferred with Padma Vibhushan – India’s second highest civilian honour – by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday (April 8). Click here to read more
Breaking! Amitabh Bachchan awarded Padma Vibhushan by President Pranab Mukherjee – view pics!
Congrats are in order! The Shamitabh actor was awarded his third Padma award by President Pranab Mukherjee
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has added yet another feather to his already flooded cap. The actor has been conferred with Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award for his contribution in Hindi cinema. Click here to read more
Abhishek Bachchan gives a sneak peek into his Padma Awards’ invitation- view pic!
Look what we just saw…
Abhishek Bachchan is set to suit up for a very special event today. The actor will be attending the investiture ceremony of the Padma Awards- Padma Vibhusha, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri- held at the Rashrapati Bhavan, Delhi. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan deserves a Bharat Ratna, says Mamata Banerjee
The West Bengal Chief Minister talks about Big B’s Padma Vibhushan award
Mamata Banerjee Monday said actor Amitabh Bachchan – who was been conferred the Padma Vibhushan – was a legend and he deserved a Bharat Ratna.
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Amitabh Bachchan feels blessed, overwhelmed with Padma Vibhushan
Here’s what the megastar had to say about the honour
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was named for one of the highest civilian awards of the country, Padma Vibhushan, says he is humbled and honoured by the recognition. Click here to read more
Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan conferred Padma Vibhushan
Here’s what the dignitaries had to say about the Padma honours
BJP leader L.K. Advani, spiritual leader and philanthropist Aga Khan, actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal are among the nine named for India’s second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, Sunday.
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Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s 91st birth anniversary
The legendary filmmaker is best known for films like Anand, Chupke Chupke, Namak Haram considered to be classics today
Born on September 30, 1922, Hrishikesh Mukherjee was popularly called Hrishida. Even today, the director is remembered for his unique films. In a career spanning over four decades, Hrishida directed 42 films. Click here to read more
Pooja Bhatt all set to desecrate Bhupen Hazarika’s memory
Cineswami on why he thinks the Bhatts might ruin the biopic on the great artiste
We are glad that a film will be made about an Indian icon, but we are just not happy that Pooja Bhatt is making it. The Bhatt daughter eked out a career for over a decade as a mediocre actress and then proceeded to perpetrate crimes in the name of cinema as a director (we use the term loosely of course). Click here to read more
Sridevi and Sharmila Tagore receive Padma Bhushan
Four of Indian cinema’s imminent personalities, including Ramesh Sippy and Nana Patekar, received the country’s most prestigious Padma awards
President Pranab Mukherjee handed out the Padma honours (announced on January 25) to three of Bollywood’s most eminent personalities – English Vinglish star Click here to read more
Padma Awards 2013: Sridevi, Sharmila Tagore, late Rajesh Khanna, Nana Patekar, Ramesh Sippy win top honours
On the eve of the 64th Republic Day a few selected stars from the film industry have been honoured with India’s civilian awards
According to a release from the home ministry on Friday (January 25), President Pranab Mukherjee approved the names of the 108 awardees, which includes four Padma Vibhushan, 24 Padma Bhushan and 80 Padma Shri. Click here to read more
Legendary actor-dancer Zohra Sehgal turns 100 today! Send in birthday wishes
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan describes his Cheeni Kum co-star as still being childlike. Read on to know more about Zohra Sehgal on her 100th birthday
Affable and lovable, veteran actor Zohra Sehgal was born Zohra Begum Mumtaz-Ullah Khanon April 27, 1912 in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh and turns 100 today. Which means she is as old as the Hindi film industry, or rather a year older! Click here to read more
Dev Anand bestowed with ‘Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Sanman’
The Madhya Pradesh government honoured legendary actor, Dev Anand with the 14th Rastriya Kishore Kumar Samman on the occasion of the late singer’s 25th death anniversary. According to a minister, an amount of Rs 2 lakh, an honour plaque and a shawl were given to the octogenerian actor for excellence in direction at his Mumbai residence. The evergreen hero, apart from a stellar career on screen, has produced some very memorable films, including Johnny Mera Naam, Guide, Jewal Thief and Hare Rama Hare Krishna. The 88-year-old has also been honoured with Padma Vibhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award previously. A grand function was also held at Khandwa, Kishoreda’s birthplace, in the singer’s memory.
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Asha Bhosle awarded the Akshaya Mohanty Sanman
Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle has been awarded with the Akshaya Mohanty Sanman 2011 for her contribution in the Indian music industry. On October 12, on the occasion of the birthday of great Oriya singer and musician Akshaya Mohanty, the award was presented with a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh. Previously, this award had been bestowed upon singer Manna Dey, filmmaker-lyricist Gulzar and music composer Ilaiyaraaja. Asha Bhosle started her career in music in 1943 and established her unique style. She has sung in about 18 Indian and some foreign languages. Throughout her career, Ashaji has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan and the Dadsaheb Phalke Award, along with several Filmfare awards and also the National Film Award.
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