Bollywood actor Raveena Tandon receives Padma Shri by President Droupadi Murmu

On Wednesday, President Droupadi Murmu honored actor Raveena Tandon with the fourth-highest civilian award, the Padma Shri.

At a glittering event held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday, President Droupadi Murmu honored actor Raveena Tandon with the fourth-highest civilian award, the Padma Shri.
During the presenting event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were also present.

ANI shared the video of President Droupadi Murmu honoring Raveena with Padma Shri. While sharing the video ANI wrote, “Actor Raveena Tandon receives the Padma Shri from President Droupadi Murmu.”

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The Padma Awards for this year were revealed by the Indian government on January 25 in advance of the 74th Republic Day. The only actor to get the Padma Shri award was actress Raveena Tandon. She is one of the 106 recipients of India’s third-highest civilian award. The actress reacted to it as well. She dedicated her award to her late father Ravi Tandon.

Expressing her gratitude for being picked for the top honour, Tandon earlier told ETimes, “Honoured and grateful. Thank you so much, Government of India, for acknowledging my contributions, my life, my passion, and purpose – cinema and the arts, that allowed me to contribute, not only to the film industry but also beyond. I thank all those who guided me through this journey of Art and Craft of Cinema – all those who held my hand through it, and all those who watched me from their place above. I owe this to my father – Ravi Tandon.”