Bollywood actor Sridevi bags the Padma award
A mother of two, Sridevi started her career with the 1975 hit,'Julie'.
Apart from our own Ramanaidu, three Hindi film biggies have won the Padma awards.
The list includes veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, yesteryear's romantic icon late Rajesh Khanna and comedy king late Jaspal Bhatti.
While evergreen actress Sridevi, filmmaker Ramesh Sippy and actor Nana Patekar are among the 108 personalities to win the Padma Sri award.
Talking in a media interview about her win, 'Kashmir Ki Kali' famed actress Sharmila Tagore stated that it's a wonderful recognition and she is feeling very happy about it.
Other hand Sridevi remarked that she feels honoured and humbled with this recognition and thanked all her fans for their love and faith they have always given to her.
The jury members included actress Ratna Pathak Shah, scientist Anil Kakodkar and home secretary R K Singh among others.