Manoj Bajpayee conferred with the Padma Shri by President Ram Nath Kovind
On Saturday, President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards for 2019 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Among the eminent personalities, actor Manoj Bajpayee was also presented the Padma Shri for his contribution in the field of art, acting and films.
Here is the picture by news agency ANI where we see the actor receiving the award.
— ANI (@ANI) March 16, 2019
Have a look at the video.
President #RamNathKovind conferred @PadmaAwards upon @ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan, actor @BajpayeeManoj and folk singer Teejan Bai, among othershttps://t.co/NbHScxBkkUhttps://t.co/avQCzafGbC pic.twitter.com/QfcFqeLQxi
— Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) March 16, 2019
Fans and celebs started pouring in their wishes for the actor on his Twitter handle. The actor has proved his mettle in movies like ‘Bandit Queen’, ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, ‘Aligarh’ and others. He was recently seen in Abhishek Chaubey’s ‘Sonchiriya’.
On March 11, President Kovind conferred the Padma awards to choreographer, filmmaker and actor Prabhudheva, music composer Shankar Mahadevan and late actor Kader Khan.
For the unversed, 50,000 nominations were received for the 2019 Padma awards. There are three categories: the Padma Vibhushan, the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri and the awards are given to personalities of various fields like art, science, medicine, literature, sports, culture and others.
We congratulate Manoj Bajpayee for this achievement.