Bollywood’s famous actress Raveena Tandon has been awarded the Padma Shri. Raveena has been awarded the country’s fourth highest honor for her contribution to Indian cinema. Apart from films, Raveena has also been working on issues related to women empowerment and education since a few years. Apart from Raveena, recently Oscar winning music composer MM Keeravani has also been honored with this prestigious award.
Padma Awards were distributed today i.e. on 5th April at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The list of awardees is issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan every 26 January. This time, Raveena Tandon and MM Keerwani have received this award from the cinema world.
Recently passed away South’s famous singer Vani Jayaram has been awarded Padma Bhushan posthumously. Vani sang songs in a total of 18 languages. Vaani has also given many great songs to Bollywood. In 1980, Vani was awarded the Filmfare Award for the song, Mere To Girdhar Gopal… from the film Meera.