Versatile actor Manoj Bajpayee was showered with congratulatory messages from the film fraternity as well as politicians and socialites. The actor was awarded with 4th highest civilian award, Padma Shri at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan. He was presented with the award by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind.
The honourable President shared an image of him awarding the actor on his Twitter handle and wrote, "President Kovind presents Padma Shri to Shri Manoj Bajpayee for Art (Cinema). A renowned film actor, he is known for his versatile roles and has worked in more than 60 films."
The actor shared the image on his social media handle too and captioned it as, "It was an honour and a privilege sir @rashtrapatibhvn". There were 14 Padma Bhushan and 94 Padma Shri recipients this year.
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