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Raveena Tandon, M.M Keeravani, Zakir Hussain to receive Padma Award this year

Padma Awards are highly prestigious civilian awards presented by the President of the country.

By Web Desk
January 26, 2023
Raveena Tandon, M.M Keeravani, Zakir Hussain to receive Padma Award this year

Raveena Tandon, M.M. Keeravani and Zakir Hussain have been presented with honourable Padma Awards this year. 

Actor Raveena will be honoured with a Padma Shri award this year. She is one of the prominent names of the Bollywood industry who has also received the Filmfare Awards and the National Film Award previously.

Meanwhile, M.M. Keeravani, who nowadays is the latest talk of the town as his composed song Natu Natu from RRR has been nominated for Best Original Song in Oscars 2023. He will be conferred with a Padma Shri too. His song is making headlines all around. It also won an award at the Golden Globes 2023.

On the other hand, Zakir Hussain will be honoured with the Padma Vibhushan Award. He is a legendary Tabla player who has been conferred with a Padma Shri in 1988 and a Padma Bhushan in 2002.

Other artists to receive the highly honourable Padma Shri includes: Jodhaiyabai Baiga, Premjit Baria, Usha Barle, Hemant Chauhan, Bhanubhai Chitara, Hemoprova Chutia, Subhadra Devi, Hem Chandra Goswami, Pritikana Goswami and Ahmed Hussain & Shri Mohd Hussain.

Padma Awards are known to be the highest civilian awards in India. The award is presented to the artists by the President of the country on the occasion of Republic Day, reports PinkVilla.