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Filmmakers Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor and actor Kangana Ranaut receive Padma Shri Awards
Padma Shri awards
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Filmmakers Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor and actor Kangana Ranaut receive Padma Shri Awards

| @indiablooms | 09 Nov 2021, 01:02 am

New Delhi/IBNS: Filmmakers Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor received their Padma Shri Awards in a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.

President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Padma awards for 2020 at Rashtrapati Bhawan with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in attendance.

Karan Johar receiving the honour:

The awards are being given out in four batches.

Ekta Kapoor receiving the honour:

Actor Kangana Ranaut and singer Adnan Sami received their Padma Shri awards in the first ceremony on Monday morning.

A controversy also erupted with Adnan Sami being conferred the honour given he is of Pakistani origin and became an Indian citizen in 2016.

The government also honoured singer SP Balasubrahmanyam with the Padma Vibhushan Award posthumously.


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