Complete List of “PADMA BHUSHAN” Awardees-2016

The Following is the ‘Complete List’ of
19- ‘PADMA BHUSHAN’-AWARDEES -for the year 2016:
1   Mr. ANUPAM KHER,a 60 years old Bollywood Actor has been conferred on with ‘Padma Bhushan’ Award in the year 2016, under the ‘Category: Art-Cinema.Mr.Anupam Kher had been the Chairman of the ‘Central Board of Film Certification’ and the ‘National School of Drama’.Mr.Anupam Kher has acted in about 450 Movies and in about 100 Stage Dramas.

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Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher

2    Mr.UDIT NARAYAN JHA,a 60 years old Nepalish-Bollywood Playback Singer, of Maharashtra,  has been awarded the ‘Padma Bhushan’ Award in the year 2016, under the ‘Category: Art-Playback Singing.

Mr.Udit Narayn Jha has sung in various Indian languages, such as: Nepali, Bhojpuri, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Garhwali, Sindhi, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese,Manipuri,Maithili and Bengali.

Mr.Udit Narayan Jha was conferred on with the ‘Padma Sri’ Award in the year 2009.

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Indian Singer Udit Narayan Jha

3   Mr.RAM V SUTAR, a 90 years old Indian Sculptor of Uttar Pradesh has been conferred on with the ‘Padma Bhushan Award’ in the year 2016, under the ‘Category: Art-Sculpture.

Mr. Ram V Sutar has created more than 50  monumental sculptures in the last 40 years.

Mr.Ram V Sutar was conferred on with the ‘Padma Sri Award’ in the year 1999.

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Indian Sculptor Ram V Sutar

4   Mr. HEISNAM KANHAILAL,a 75 years old Indian Drama Director / Actor of Manipur has been conferred on with the ‘Padma Bhushan Award’ in the year 2016, under the ‘Category: Art-Theatre Field.

Mr.Heisnam Kanhailal was awared the ‘Sangeet Natak Akademi Award’ in the year 1985 for ‘Direction’ and the ‘Sangeet Natak Akademy Ratna Award’ in the year 2011.

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Manipuri Actor Director Heisnam Kanhailal

5    Mr. VINOD RAI,a 67 years old former ‘Comptroller and Auditor General of India’/ CAG, of Uttar Pradesh, who had been serving as an IAS Officer in Kerala, has been conferred on with the ‘Padma Bhushan’ Award in the year 2016, under the ‘Category: Civil Service.

Mr.Vinod Rai is the Chairman of the ‘UN Panel of External Auditors and the ‘Honorary Adviser to the ‘Indian Railways’ and a member of the ‘Railway Kaya Kalp Council’.

Mr.Vinod Rai has turned the office of ‘CAG’ into a powerful force for accountability and transparency in India.

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Former Comptroller&Auditor General of India Vinod Rai

6   Dr. YARLAGADDA LAKSHMI PRASAD,a Telugu & Hindi Writer & Politician of Andhra Pradesh has been conferred on with the ‘Padma Bhushan Award’ in the year 2016, under the ‘Category: Literature & Education.

Dr, Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad who has done 2 Ph.D.s, one in Telugu and the other in Hindi.had been a ‘Member of the Parliament’ (Rajya Sabha) of the ‘Telugu Desam Pary’.

Dr.Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad is the Chairman of the ‘A.P.Hindi Academy’ and a Professor in Hindi in the ‘Andhra University.

Dr.Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad had been awarded the  ‘Padma Sri’ Award in the year 2003 and the  ‘Sahitya Akademi Award’ in the year 2009 for his writings.

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Telugu&Hindi Writer&Politician Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad

7    Prof. N. S. RAMANUJA TATACHARYA of  Maharashtra has been awarded Padma Bhushan Award under the category : Literature & Education

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Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya

8    Dr. BARJINDER SINGH HAMDARD of  Punjab has been awarded Padma Bhushan Award under the Category:Literature & Education – Journalism

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Punjabi Journalist Dr. Barjinder Singh Hamdard

9    Prof. D. NAGESHWAR REDDY of Telengana has been awarded Padma Bhushan Award under the Category:Medicine-Gastroenterology

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Gastroenterologist Prof. D. Nageshwar Reddy

10    Swamy TEJOMAYANANDA of Maharashtra has been awarded Padma Bhushan under the Category:Others-Spiritualism

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Swamy Tejomayananda

11   Mr.HAFEEZ CONTRACTOR of Maharashtra has been awarded Pama Bhushan under the Category:Others-Architecture

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Architect Hafeez Contractor

12    Mr. RAVINDRA CHANDRA BHARGAVA  of Uttar Pradesh has been awarded Padma Bhushan under the Category: Public Affairs

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Ravindra Chandra Bhargava

13   Dr. A. VENKATA RAMA RAO of Andhra Pradesh has been awarded Padma Bhushan Award under the Category:Science & Engineering

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Dr A Venkata Ramarao

14    Ms. SAINA NEHWAL, the Indian Badminton Star of Telengana has been awarded Padma Bhushan under the Category:Sports -Badminton

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Indian Badminton Star Saina Nehwal

15  Ms. SANIA MIRZA, Indian Tennis Star of Telengana has been awarded Padma Bhushan under the Category: Sports-Tennis

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Indian Tennis Star Sania Mirza

16 Ms.INDU JAIN of Delhi has been awarded Padma Bhushan under the Category:Trade & Industry

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Ms.Indu Jain

17 (Late ) Swami DAYANANDA SARASWATHI of Uttar Khand has been awarded Padma Bhushan under the Category: Others-Spiritualism He has been Awarded Padma Bhushan Award Posthumously

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Swamy Dayananda Saraswathi

 

18   Mr.ROBERT BLACKWILL a Foreigner of the USA has been awarded Padma Bhushan under the Category:Public Affairs

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Robert Blackwill

19    Mr.PALLONJI SHAPOORJI MISTRY- an Non Resident Indian/Person of Indian Origin of Ireland has been awarded Padma Bhushan under the Category: Trade&Industry

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Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry

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