26 January 2016
Government of India on Saturday announced the prestigious Padma awards to 116 eminent personalities who have contributed and performed extraordinarily in various fields. These include 10 Padma Vibhushan, 19 Padma Bhushan and 87 Padmasri. Nation’s highest honor.
Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, Eenadu Group founder& Chairman, Mr. Ramoji Rao, Music maestro, Girija Devi, classical dancer, Yamini Krishnamurthy, spiritual master and art of living teacher, Sri Ravishankar are among the 10 recipients of the nation’s highest honor, Padma Vibhushan. Reliance founder late, Dhirubai Ambani has been honored with the Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Sports icons of Hyderabad – Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza received Padma Bhushan and Bhahubali director, SS Rajamouli received Padmasri.
AP CM, Chandrababu has congratulated Ramoji Rao for receiving the nation’s highest honor. He said that Ramoji Rao has taken the Telugu Media into international levels and he deserves the highest honor.
List of Telugu Padma Awardees: