Padma Awards 2019 Winners: Mohanlal, Prabhudheva, Shankar Mahadevan Conferred With Prestigious Honour (See Pics)
Mohanlal, Prabhudheva and Shankar Mahadevan receives Padma Awards (Photo Credits: ANI)

The Padma Awards is one of the highest civilian honours and the government had announced earlier that it would be given in three categories - Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. President Ram Nath Kovind has conferred the awards to the recipients, who were invited today (March 11) at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Mohanlal, Prabhudheva, Shankar Mahadevan, and many others from the entertainment industry have received the prestigious award. Padma Awards 2019: When The Late Kader Khan, This Year's Winner, Had Slammed The Government For Ignoring His Contribution.

According to a report in the Mathrubhumi, stars from Kerala who have been conferred with the prestigious awards, will be given a felicitation ceremony at the Kerala House today evening. The other personalities from Kerala who have received the prestigious award other than Mohanlal includes scientist Nambi Narayan, musician Jayan and archaeologist KK Muhammed, reports Mathrubhumi.

Take look at the celebs who have been honoured at the award distribution ceremony:

Mohanlal receives the 2019 Padma Bhushan Award:

Prabhudheva receives the 2019 Padma Shri Award:

Shankar Mahadevan receives the 2019 Padma Shri Award:

Anandan Sivamani receives the 2019 Padma Shri Award:

The Padma Awards recognizes the achievements and contributions made by individuals in various fields. Out of the 112 names that were announced on January 26, 56 names were invited today to receive the award. Today the first set of ceremony took place at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and the second set will take place on March 16. Stay tuned for further updates.