According to the source, the leading BJP government is mulling to bestow 'Padma Awards' to Bollywood’s megastars Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar on this republic day, 26 January 2015.
Well not only Big B and Dilip ji however South king, superstar Rajinikant is also said to get roped in the list of the nominees. Some renowned cinema actor, directors, producers, writer, lyricist are also likely to be nominated for Padma Awards.
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The award list apparently includes, famous moviemaker Sanjay Leela Bhansjali, Ad film maker Prasoon Joshi and Assamese movies director Jahnu Barua. Lyricist and scriptwriter Salim Khan’s name is also placed in this nomination list. Music directors Ravindra Jain and Anu Malik are also some of the probable names to be nominated
Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar Nominated for Padma AwardBollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar, both have received Padma Award in the year of 1991and 2001, respectively. We all remember that (Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar), the two stalwarts of Bollywood, have worked together only once, which was enough to create an everlasting impact.
The two lastly shared the screen in 1982 with ‘Shakti’ movie, which was directed by Ramesh Sippy and produced by Musir Alam and Mohammad Riaz.
List of Other Padma Awards Nominees are:The Padma Award nomination list not only includes names from cinema personalities however here are also some names from the field of world culture and art, which includes;
Smriti Biswas (actor), L Subramaniam (musician), Girija Devi (Hindustani vocalist), Malini Awasthi (folk singer), Kanyakumari (Carnatic violinist), Sudha Raghunathan (Carnatic vocalist).
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