Today, Padma Awards 2019 are being held in Delhi. President Ram Nath Kovind awarded the Padma Bhushan to South superstar Mohanlal and Padma Shri to Prabhudheva at the award ceremony. The complete list of prominent personalities from the field of cinema, music and arts was declared a while back. However, the award distribution ceremony took place today. Among those who have been conferred upon this honour, many popular stars are in the list. This includes Mohanlal Viswanathan, Manoj Bajpayee, Prabhudheva, Shankar Mahadevan and Late Kader Khan.
Ace choreographer, actor and film-maker, Prabhudheva was awarded for his important contributions to the field of Art – Dance. On the other hand, South’s superstar, Mohanlal has been awarded for his contribution of over four decades in the field of cinema. Shankar Mahadevan was awarded the Padma Shri for his work in the field of music. Also, Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee received the Padma Shri for his outstanding work in Indian Cinema.
Manoj has been one of the most critically acclaimed actors and has done films like Aligarh, Bandit Queen, Aiyaary, LOC Kargil, Gangs of Wasseypur, Tevar and Special 26 among others. The veteran Bollywood actor, Late Kader Khan also was conferred upon with Padma Shri (Posthumous-Foreigner) for his contribution to the world of films. Late Kader Khan was known for his comedy and acting in many films back in the days. Some of his notable performances have been in the films Dulhe Raja, Hum, Coolie No. 1, Judaai, Anari, Mukti, Sanam Teri Kasam and Badle Ki Aag. He passed away in 2018 in Canada.
Here are some glimpses from the ceremony:
Birthday Special: Take a look at Top 10 melodious tracks of KK
Krishnakumar Kunnath, famously known as KK, was among the best artists in the country. On May 31, the brilliant vocalist died following a cardiac arrest at his show in Kolkata. He was gifted with a disorderly yet smooth voice that will be recalled by his fans for a long time to come. On the event of his 54th birthday, have a look at his best 10 heartwarming tracks. <3
1. Aankhon Mein Teri Ajab Si.
2. Yaaro Dosti.
3. Tadap Tadap Ke.
4. Tu Aashiqui Hai.
5. Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai.
6. Khuda Jaane.
7. Zara Sa.
8. Dil Kyu Yeh Mera.
9. Hai Junoon.
10. Pyaar Ke Pal.
US woman’s bhangra performance wins hearts. Watch video
A US lady has left netizens stunned with her bhangra dance. The lady is seen killing the bhangra moves in a video shared on Instagram.
In the video, she is seen performing bhangra in her kitchen wearing a T-shirt and yoga pants. She effortlessly performs to the melody “Chidi Blauri”, sung by Mannat Noor and Ammy Virk, from 2018 film Laung Laachi. Happily, she grooves energetically, winning the hearts of netizens.
“Something delayed for now,” Omala, the Instagrammer captioned the post. The video has earned more than 1.2 million hits on Instagram.
One of her social media follower commented, “hell yes, you had the swag and attitude and perfectly done steps to traditional Bhangra! Whoot whoot.” Another client remarked, “What aa dance ????? amazing ?.”
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Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s wedding: Couple’s big day is finally here, the couple is set to tie the knot today
Finally, Ranbir and Alia are to tie the knot today. Ranbir Kapoor’s whole family is excited about it. Yesterday, the Yeh Jawani hai Deewani star held Mehendi and Haldi ceremonies at his Pali Hill residence Vastu. Apart from his family members, several other stars such as Karan Johar, etc were present at the rituals. Neetu Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor have already confirmed with the paparazzi that Alia and Ranbir are tying the knot today i.e 14th April, some reports however suggest that the muhurat of Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt wedding is at 3:30 pm. In a recent interview, Shakti Kapoor said that Rishi Kapoor wanted to see Ranbir-Alia’s wedding with his own eyes and he is glad that Ranbir didn’t delay the wedding anymore.
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