Actors Mohanlal, Prabhudeva, Drummer Shivamani and singer Shankar Mahadevan were among those who received their Padma Awards from President Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi today. 56 of the 112 awardees announced earlier this year received their honours today. Mohanlal has been in films for over three decades
Mohanlal was given Padma Vibhushan. He said, ‘It’s a great honour. It’s a great achievement as an individual, as an actor. It’s my 41st year in the film industry so I’m giving all the credit to my colleagues, my family and those who supported me in this beautiful journey;.
Prabhudeva, Shivamani, Shankar Mahadevan and Bangaru Adigalar among others received Padma Shree awards.
‘Thanks for all the love you all gave. Your love gave me this award. I dedicate this award to the love you all gave,’ tweeted Prabhudeva.