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Twitter in uproar after Karan Johar & Ekta Kapoor were honoured with the Padma Shri award

The Padma Shri is the fourth highest civilian award in India.

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Twitter is in uproar after Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor were honoured with the Padma Shri award on Monday evening.

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and singer Adnan Sami Khan were among others awarded Padma Shri awards by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi on Monday.

However, the Indian netizens seem to be least impressed by the representation of Bollywood for the prestigious award.

Many were left scratching their heads to find out the reason why the above-mentioned Bollywood celebs were considered for this year’s honours.

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While someone was so irked that an online petition was initiated to take the awards back from Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor.

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Veteran actor Sarita Joshi, playback singer Suresh Wadkar were also among 61 Padma Shri awardees for the year 2020 who received India’s fourth-highest civilian honour on Monday at a ceremony held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

 

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