Kangana Ranaut, the play singer Adnan Sami and director-producers Ekta Kapoor and Karan Johar have been conferred with the Padma Shri award this year. The four celebrities from the film industry have been honoured with Padma Shri for their contribution to the field of performing arts. The national award winning actress Kangana Ranut said, “I'm humbled and I’m honored. I thank my country for this recognition. I want to dedicate this award to every woman who dares to dream.”
Kangana Ranaut has earlier received three national awards for her outstanding work in films. Padma awards are announced on the eve of Republic Day every year. The President of India will honour the Padma awardees at a ceremonial function which will be held at the Rashrapati Bhavan in the month of March/April this year. On the work side, Kangana Ranuat was last seen in Pangaa, directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and produced by Fox Star Studios.