Eminent actor Kamal Haasan has been conferred with Padma Bushan award.Padma awards were declared yesterday and this award was given for his contributions to the Indian film industry .
Kamal already won Padma sri awrd in the year of 1990.Kamal, who has starred in over 200 awards, gets this award after a long wait, while his counterpart like superstar Rajinikanth has already been awarded Padma Vibhushan.
In 2013, veteran playback singer Mrs.S.Janaki was conferred but was rejected by her as she felt it was given to her too lately.And this year Kamal Haasan.
Will he accept the same? Let’s wait and see.
Apart from Kamal ational Badminton coach P Gopichand, Tennis player Leander Paes, writer Anita Desai and Tamil lyricist and writer Vairamuthu were also picked for Padma Bhushan
In all, the government announced 127 Padma awards .The list included 2 Padma Vibhushans, 24 Padma Bhushans and 101 Padma Shri awardees.
Noted scientist R A Mashelkar and Yoga Guru B K S Iyengar were for Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour.Mashelkar will get the highest Padma Vibhusan award for his contribution in shaping India’s science and technology policies.
Here are the winners of Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan
Dr Raghunath A Mashelkar, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra
B K S Iyengar, Yoga, Maharashtra
Gulam Mohammed Sheikh, Art-Painting, Gujarat
Begum Parveen Sultana, Art-Classical Singing, Maharashtra
T.H.Vinayakram, Art-Ghatam Artist, Tamil Nadu
Kamal Haasan, Art-Cinema, Tamil Nadu
Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Public Affairs, Delhi
Prof Padmanabhan Balaram, Science and Engineering, Karnataka
Prof Jyeshtharaj Joshi, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra
Dr Madappa Mahadevappa, Science and Engineering, Karnataka
Dr Thirumalachari Ramasami, Science and Engineering, Delhi
Dr Vinod Prakash Sharma, Science and Engineering, Delhi
Dr Radhakrishnan Koppillil, Science and Engineering, Karnataka
Dr Mrityunjay Athreya, Literature and Education, Delhi
Anita Desai, Literature and Education, Delhi
Dr Dhirubhai Thaker, Literature and Education, Gujarat
Vairamuthu, Literature and Education, Tamil Nadu.
Ruskin Bond, Literature and Education, Uttarakhand
Pullela Gopichand, Sports-Badminton, Andhra Pradesh
Leander Paes, Sports-Tennis, Maharashtra
Vijayendra Nath Kaul, Civil Service, Delhi
Late Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma, Public Affairs, Uttar Pradesh
Late Dr Anumolu Ramakrishna, Science and Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
Prof Anisuzzaman, Literature and Education, Bangladesh
Prof Lloyd I Rudolph, Literature and Education, USA
Prof Susanne H Rudolph, Literature and Education, USA
Dr (Smt) Neelam Kler, Medicine-Neonatology, Delhi