No doubt, Bollywood stars are awarded every year for their excellent performances in the field of cinema. But the highest honored awards go to only the selected few.
Let’s take a look at few Bollywood stars who have received the highest civilian awards (Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan).
1. Actor Naseerudin Shah was awarded with the Padma Bhushan award by the former President A P J Abdul Kalam on April 3, 2003.
2. Kamal Haasan was also awarded Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan for his excellent contribution in India Cinema.
3. Veteran actor A K Hangal was awarded with the Padma Shri in 2006 by former President A P J Abdul Kalam Azad.
4. Bollywood’s dancing queen Madhuri Dixit was awarded with Padma Shri award in 2008.
5. Shahrukh Khan was awarded the Padma Shri award in 2005.
6. Amitabh Bachchan was privileged with the Padma Shri Award. He also received Padma Bhushan in 2001 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015.
7. Priyanka Chopra received the Padma Shri in 2016.
8. Aamir Khan received the Padma Shri in 2003.
9. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won the prestigious Padma Shri award in the year 2009.
10. Veteran actor Anupam Kher has been awarded Padma Bhushan.
11. Vidya Balan, who won the national award for her performance in the film ‘The Dirty Picture’ was awarded the Padma Shri in the year 2014.
12. Superstar Rajinikanth has recieved Padma Vibhushan award.
13. Irrfan Khan won the Padma Shri Award in the year 2011 for his outstanding performance in Indian cinema.
14. Tabu received the honoured award Padma Shri in the year 2011.
15. Helen a dancing diva of Bollywood was awarded the Padma Shri award in the year 2009.
16. Actress Sharmila Tagore won the Padma Shri award in the same year as Sridevi that is 2013.