The government of India had announced Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian awards of the country on the occasion of the Republic Day. There are 141 awardees this year and both the Telugu States got a raw deal with just Five. Telangana has got three and AP just two.
Interestingly, none of the Telugu Film Industry stars managed to get their name in the list while noted Bollywood names include Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor, Adnan Sami, and Kangana Ranaut. Senior actors like Kaikala Satyanarayana, Krishnam Raju were waiting to be recognized for a long time but they continue to be ignored.
When compared to the names of Bollywood celebs who got the awards, these legends should have got the awards a long ago. Sirivennela Sita Rama Sastry and SS Rajamouli have got Padma Awards in the last couple of years from the Telugu Film Industry.
These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.Don't MissHuge Security Concern as YSRCP Tries to Block Naidu in Vizag AirportRuling YSR Congress Party seems to be doing all that it can to showcase Chandrababu...Don't MissPrabhas’s Unpredictability And Parallel With PK To End Number 1 DebateOnly yesterday we were talking about the headaches for top stars (Check here) due to...Don't MissBJP Will Now Need TRS and YSR Congress More Than EverElections for 55 Seats of Rajya Sabha will take place on March 26th and the...Don't MissShraddha Kapoor Sizzling StillsShraddha Kapoor Sizzling StillsDon't MissView: 'Never Before' Headache for Top Stars!As soon as the buzz regarding Superstar Mahesh Babu’s next with Vamshi Paidipally being put...