Ajay Devgn and Priyanka Chopra to be awarded Padmashri

Bollywood Celebrities to receive Padma Bhushan, Padmashri   and Padma Vibhushan award’s for 2016 have just been revealed. Topping the list is South Superstar Rajinikanth, following him are Ajay Devgn, Priyanka Chopra and many others. While Rajini Sir has been honoured with a Padma Vibhushan, Ajay Devgn and Priyanka Chopra have bagged  the Padmashri.

Ajay Devgn is chosen over his contribution to Indian cinema. He has time and again proved that he is at ease while performing not only action roles but also complicated genres. The Singham of Bollywood has proved his versatility in action, comedy, romance and many more. On the other hand, Priyanka Chopra has made the world sit up and notice this powerhouse of talent from India. She has floored them with her performance in American television series Quantico as  easily as she had done with her International singles.

Former CAG Vinod Rai, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher and singer Udit Narayan are also on Padma Bhushan awardee list.  Reliance Industries head late Dhirubhai Ambani and Rajinikanth are awarded the Padma Vibhushan.