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The Padma Awards were announced on Wednesday. Raveena Tandon and RRR song Naatu Naatu music composer MM Keeravani will be conferred with the Padma Shri. On the other hand, Zakir Hussain will be honoured with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award. Singer Vani Jairam will be honoured with Padma Bhushan.
PM Modi congratulates the winners
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate the winners. PM’s tweet read, “Congratulations to those who have been conferred the Padma Awards. India cherishes their rich and varied contributions to the nation and their efforts to enhance our growth trajectory #PeoplesPadma.”
Congratulations to those who have been conferred the Padma Awards. India cherishes their rich and varied contributions to the nation and their efforts to enhance our growth trajectory. #PeoplesPadma https://t.co/M6p4FWGhFU
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 25, 2023
Raveena Tandon is beyond happy. The actress told ETimes, “Honoured & grateful. Thank You, Gol, for acknowledging my contributions, my passion & purpose – cinema & arts, that allowed me to contribute, not only to the film industry but also beyond. I owe this to my father: Actor Raveena Tandon.”
Raveena is one of the most popular and successful actors of Bollywood. Raveena made her acting debut with Patthar Ke Phool and later went to star in films like Dilwale, Mohra, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, and K.G.F: Chapter 2 among others.
On the other hand, music composer MM Keeravani has been in the news lately as his song Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli’s RRR starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR won the Golden Globe Award for Best song. Recently, it was announced that RRR song Naatu Naatu has been nominated for Best Original Song at Oscars 2023.
Congratulations to my team !! Big hugs to all 🤗 pic.twitter.com/S8g6v1Ubyv
— mmkeeravaani (@mmkeeravaani) January 24, 2023