Runner Sudha Singh 'surprised' after being awarded Padma Shri, calls it 'one of the biggest moments' of her life
The 34-year-old Sudha from Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh joined an elite list of track-and-field Padma winners comprising the likes of Milkha Singh, Anju Bobby George and PT Usha among others.
Shinzo Abe, late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam honoured with Padma Vibhushan; Gogoi, Paswan conferred Padma Bhushan
The president has approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards: seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri, the Union home ministry said on the eve of Republic Day
Mouma, who won the Arjuna Award in 2013, became only the second table tennis player after Achanta Sharath Kamal to win the Padma Shri. Sharath won the recognition in 2019.
2020 Padma Awards: Posthumous honour for SP Balasubrahmanyam; Bombay Jayashri, KS Chithra among artists recognised
The Padma awards were announced on Monday evening by the Ministry Of Home Affairs and included a total of 119 honours.
Remembering Sugathakumari, the Malayalam poet who became the face of environmental activism in Kerala
Till Sugathakumari died, the poet-activist remained a guardian angel of Kerala’s forests, rivers, mountains, coastal regions, wildlife, and precious natural resources.
Shamsur Rahman Faruqi was conferred with the Saraswati Samman in 1996 for his work Sher-e-Shor Angez. In 2009, the Government of India conferred upon him the Padma Shri.
A winner of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, Sugathakumari was also the first chairperson of the Kerala State Women’s Commission and an activist closely associated with the Save Silent Valley agitation.
Regarded as one of the greatest Indian actors of all time, Smita Patil passed away at the age of 31 due to childbirth complications, leaving behind a rich legacy of work
Deboo is noted for creating a modern dance vocabulary that was uniquely Indian.
The Padma Shri awardee, Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri was regarded as a prominent figure in modern Malayalam poetry and produced 43 works of literature during his lifetime.
An athlete's turning point in life generally arrives during his career. But for Sharath Kamal, choosing table tennis over engineering was the first and most crucial turning point of his life.
From MS Subbulakshmi to Kangana Ranaut, tracing the journey of women in Indian cinema and the Padma awards
Padma awards have always eluded women in cinema, theatre and music. The ones who have broken the glass ceiling over the years share an interesting pattern which is representative of a creaking system of felicitation in the world of Indian art and culture.
Vijayan, who used to sell soda during football games in his home town Thrissur's Corporation stadium early in his life, begun his career as a striker with the Kerala Police Football Club at the age of 17.
The renowned Urdu writer and Padma Shri winner Mujtaba Hussain passed away on 27 May in Hyderabad after suffering cardiac arrest.
Renowned Hindustani singer Shanti Hiranand Chawla, a disciple of legendary artiste Begum Akhtar, passes away at 87
Shanti Hiranand Chawla was trained in thumri, dadra and ghazal singing by Begum Akhtar, and was world renowned for keeping the legendary ghazal singer’s style alive in her performances
Nirmal Singh, Gurbaani singer and Padma Shri awardee, passes away in Amritsar after testing positive for COVID-19
Nirmal Singh Khalsa, noted Gurbaani singer and Padma Shri awardee, died on Thursday morning, a day after he tested positive for coronavirus.
Most known for working with Satyajit Ray as a still photographer who captured the master craftsman in different moods at sets besides framing actors as they faced camera for over two decades, Nemai Ghosh debuted with Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1969) and was with Satyajit Ray till his last film Agantuk (1991).
With Bhoot, Gunjan Saxena, Dostana 2 and Takht, Dharma Productions seems to be going through a revival
Dharma Productions has gotten a new lease of life with Karan Johar encouraging genres like horror, biopic, and historicals.
Row over Padma Shri to Adnan Sami: Months before honour, tribunal had quashed order to confiscate musician's Mumbai flats
As recently as September 2019, Sami got a reprieve of sorts from authorities, as the Appellate Tribunal for the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) quashed an order to confiscate eight flats that he bought in Mumbai.
Karan Johar, who was recently conferred with Padma Shri alongside Kangana Ranaut, says he is 'honoured' to receive the award with the actor.