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Padma Awards 2016 : Complete Winners List with Photos

Padma Awards Recipients
Written by Team Maffat

Padma Awards 2016 was held in Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on 28th March 2016, Monday. President Pranab Mukherjee was present at the function, Pranab Mukherjee presented 5 Padma Vibhushan, 8 Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri Awards in this ceremony.

The ceremony was also attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This Padma Awards has been given to people whose contribution in different fields like art, science, social work, public affairs, medicine, literature, sports, educations, trade and industry and civil services among many others.

The Padma Awards are divided into 3 categories:

Padma Vibhushan

Padma Bhushan

Padma Shri

Kokilaben Ambani receiving Padma Award

Kokilaben Ambani receiving Padma Award

The Padma Vibhushan goes to 9 persons, 13 people won the Padma Bhushan and 83 persons got Padma Shri Awards on this year. The Padma Awards 2016 goes to many personalities. There also include well known Bollywood celebrities like Ajay Devgan, Rajinikanth, Anupam Kher, Priyanka Chopra and Madhur Bhandarkar.

Padma Awards Winners List 2016:

Padma Vibhushan Winners:

Founder of Reliance Industries late Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani (posthumous)

Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Jagmohan

Art of Living Founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Indian-American economist Avinash Kamalakar Dixit

Renowned dancer Yamini Krishnamurti

Saina-Nehwal

Saina-Nehwal

Padma Bhushan Winners :

Actor Anupam Pushkarnath Kher

Badminton star Saina Nehwal

Former CAG Vinod Rai

Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry

Hafeez Sorab Contractor

Barjinder Singh Hamdard

Alla Venkata Rama Rao

Duvvur Nageshwar Reddy

Padma Shri Winners :

Actor Ajay Devgn

Filmmaker Madhur R Bhandarkar

Scientist Dr Mylswamy Annadurai

Archer Deepika Kumari

Celebrity chef Mohammed Imtiaz Qureshi

Classical musician Pandit Tulsidas Borkar

Social worker Ajoy Kumar Dutta

Folk tale artist Bhikhudan Govindbhai Gadhvi

Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale

Film director Naresh Chander Lal

Ashok Malik

Mahesh Chand Mehta

Social worker Dr. Sundar Aditya Menon

Haldar Nag

Social worker PP Gopinathan Nair

Dr TV Narayana

Professor Predrag K Nikic

Subhash Palekar

Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda

Advertising professional Piyush Pandey

Journalist Pushpesh Pant

Businessman Dilip Sanghvi

Folk dancer Gulabi Sapera

Dahyabhai Shastri

Onkar Nath Srivastava

Late Shri Prakash Chand Surana (Posthumous)

Prahlad Chandra Tasa

Chandrasekar Shesadri Thoguluva

Professor (Dr.) Ganapati Dadasaheb Yadav

Dr Nayudamma Yarlagadda

Another person got the Padma Awards 2016 which are including Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, architect Hafeez Contractor, former Comptroller Auditor General Vinod Rai, Badminton player Saina Nehwal, archer Deepika Kumari, Reliance Industries founder late Dhirubhai Ambani, Chef Imitiaz Qureshi, scientist Onkar Nath, journalists Ashok Malik and Pushpesh Pant among others.



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