Padma award for Saznawaz,Thakur,Tikku


New Delhi, Jan 25: Among the 108 personalities from various fields who have been have been selected for the Padma awards include three from Jammu and Kashmir.
 Kashmiri Sufi singer Ghulam Muhammad Saznawaz has been selected in art category, theatre director Balwant Thakur in art category while Rajendra Tikku got it in art category.
 Bollywood reaped a rich harvest at this  years Padma awards with Sharmila Tagore, Sridevi, Nana Patekar and Ramesh Sippy besides Rajesh Khanna and Jaspal Bhatti (both posthumously) among a galaxy of film personalities to be chosen in different categories.
 While the third highest civilian honour of Padma Bhushan went to Tagore, Khanna and satirist Bhatti, Sridevi, Patekar and Sippy, who gave a number of blockbusters including "Sholay", were named for Padma Shri.

Lastupdate on : Fri, 25 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
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