New Delhi. The Padma Awards were announced by the Government of India on the eve of Republic Day. 141 Padma Shri awards have been announced by the government, including 7 Padma Shri Vibhushan, 16 Padma Shri Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri awards. Many Bollywood celebrities were also honored with Padma Shri honors, including the name of famous producer and director Karan Johar.
After the Padma Shri was announced, Karan Johar tweeted and expressed his happiness. Karan Johar wrote in a tweet that it is a matter of pride to be honored with the Padma Shri award. I am happy for that. He wrote that this happens very rarely when I lack words to express my feelings. But this is one such occasion… Padma Shri. It is a matter of pride to receive one of the highest civilian awards in the country.
I am still overwhelmed with a lot of emotions. Grateful for the opportunity to live, create and entertain my dreams everyday. I know my father would be proud and I wish he were here to share this moment with me. "