Padma Awards 2019: Satyameva Jayate Actor Manoj Bajpayee Receives the Padma Shri Award (View Pics)
Manoj Bajpayee (Photo Credits: ANI)

Every year on the occasion of Republic Day the winners of Padma Awards are announced. It is one the highest civilian awards conferred upon the personalities from various fields. There are three different categories - Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. Today (March 16) the remaining personalities are been conferred with the prestigious Padma Awards. Satyameva Jayate actor Manoj Bajpayee has been conferred with the Padma Shri Award by President Ram Nath Kovind. Padma Awards 2019 Winners: Mohanlal, Prabhudheva, Shankar Mahadevan Conferred With Prestigious Honour (See Pics).

The distribution ceremony of the 2019 Padma Awards is taking place at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.  112 personalities have won the 2019 Padma Awards out of which 56 of them have been honoured today with it. Other than Manoj Bajpayee, the Indian tabla player Swapan Chaudhuri has also been conferred with the Padma Shri for the field of art in music. Padma Awards 2019: South Superstar Mohanlal Receives Padma Bhushan! Here’s What the Actor Has to Say on Receiving India’s Highest Civilian Award.

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The first set of awards took place on March 11, 2019 where we saw celebrities from the entertainment industry such as Mohanlal, Shankar Mahadevan, Prabhudheva and percussionist Anandan Sivaman being conferred with the prestigious awards. Mohanlal received the Padma Bhushan award whereas the other three celebs were honoured with the Padma Shri award. We congratulate all the personalities on winning the 2019 Padma Awards!