The night before India's 71st Republic Day was a special one for Kangana Ranaut. The Tanu Weds Manu actress was conferred with the Padma Shri Award which is India's fourth-highest civilian award.
Kangana took to social media to share a video thanking the governemnt for the honour. In the video, she stated, "I am very thankful to the Indian government who have conferred me with the Padma Shri, to the friends who are congratulating and wishing me, and to all my admirers who have always supported me. Their support has helped me reach this point."
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It's a moment of extreme pride for #KanganaRanaut, her team and everyone who has been working tirelessly towards receiving this prestigious accolade, #PadmaShri. Kangana whole heartedly thanks the Government of India, all the well-wishers and fans for the immense love and support. She sends her deepest regards straight from Chennai where she is shooting for #Thalaivi. Jai Hind. 🇮🇳🙏
Kangana had shared the video from Chennai where she is currently shooting for her next film Thalaivi. In the film, she will be portraying the former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa. The film is slated to be a trilingual release in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.
The actress was conferred with the Padma Shri alongside Ekta Kapoor, Karan Johar, and Adnan Sami for their contribution to the field of performing arts.
Meanwhile, she is currently enjoying the success of her latest release Panga. The sports-drama film sees her in the avatar of a hockey player returning to the sport after many years.
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