Padma Awards 2016: A look at the recipients in pictures

Updated: 09 April, 2016 12:40 IST
  • Ajay Devgn
    President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Padma Shri to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn. Pic/PTI
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  • Saina Nehwal
    President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Vibhushan to badminton star Saina Nehwal. Pic/PTI
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  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    Indian guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar poses as he receives The Padma Vibhushan Award from India's President Pranab Mukherjee during an investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan (The Presidential Palace) in New Delhi. Pic/AFP
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  • Anupam Kher
    Bollywood actor and director Anupam Kher poses as he receives The Padma Bhushan Award from President Pranab Mukherjee during an investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. Pic/AFP
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  • Kokila Ambani
    Kokilaben Ambani receives Padma Vibhushan award conferred on her husband and founder of Reliance Group, late Dhirubhai Ambani by President Pranab Mukherjee. Pic/PTI
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  • Madhur Bhandarkar
    Bollywood director Madhur Bhandarkar poses as he recieves The Padma Shri Award from India's President Pranab Mukherjee during an investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan (The Presidential Palace) in New Delhi. Pic/AFP
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  • Deepika Kumari
    President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Shri to archer Deepika Kumari. Pic/PTI
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  • Avinash Kamalakar Dixit
    President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Padma Vibhushan to Economist Avinash Kamalakar Dixit. Pic/PTI
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    President Pranab Mukherjee with industrialists Mukesh (L) and Anil Ambani (R) and family. Pic/PTI
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  • Padma Awards 2016: A look at the recipients in pictures
    Industrialist Mukesh Ambani and wife Nita along with Anil Ambani and wife Tina. Pic/PTI
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  • Padma Awards 2016: A look at the recipients in pictures
    Bollywood actors Anupam Kher, Ajay Devgn and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar. Pic/PTI
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  • Padma Awards 2016: A look at the recipients in pictures
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani look on. Pic/PTI
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    Saina Nehwal
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  • Padma Awards 2016: A look at the recipients in pictures
    Anupam Kher greets Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad. Pic/PTI
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  • Padma Awards 2016: A look at the recipients in pictures
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with senior BJP leader LK Advani. Pic/PTI
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  • T V Narayana
    President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri to T V Narayana, academician, administrator and social activist. Pic/PTI
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  • Haladhar Nag
    President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri to Haladhar Nag, a renowned poet from Odisha. Pic/PTI
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  • Mohammed Imtiaz Qureshi
    President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri to chef Mohammed Imtiaz Qureshi. Pic/PTI
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  • Mylswamy Annadurai
    President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Padma Shri to Mylswamy Annadurai, Director, Isro Satellite Centre. Pic/PTI
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  • Michael Postel
    President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri to Michael Postel, President Musee Asiatica (Museum of Asiatic Arts ) in Biarritz, France. Pic/PTI
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  • Ajaypal Singh Banga
    President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Padma Shri to Ajaypal Singh Banga, CEO, MasterCard. Pic/PTI
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  • Chandrasekar Seshadri Thoguluva
    President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri to Chandrasekar Seshadri Thoguluva, chairman, Medindia Hospitals. Pic/PTI
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  • Gulabo Sapera
    President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Padma Shri to Gulabo Sapera, a folk artiste from Rajasthan. Pic/PTI
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  • P Gopinathan Nair
    President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Padma Shri to Gandhian P Gopinathan Nair. Pic/PTI
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  • Malini Awasthi
    President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Padma Shri to folk singer Malini Awasthi. Pic/PTI
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  • Tokheho H Sema
    President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri to Tokheho H Sema, a social worker from Nagaland. Pic/PTI
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    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav with industrialists Mukesh (R) and Anil Ambani. Pic/PTI
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    President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other dignitaries with Padma Awards recipients at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday. Pic/PTI
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Sri Sri Sri Ravishankar, Saina Nehwal, Ajay Devgn, Anupam Kher and other eminent personalities from various fields were honoured with Padma awards at Rashtrapati Bhawan on March 28

First Published: 29 March, 2016 08:55 IST