clear clear clear clear clear
clear
Movies
   Scoops & News

Aishwarya: The Padmashri is such an honour

January 28, 2009 2:50:01 PM IST
Bollywood Trade News Network
Send to Friend

view BACHCHANS INAUGURATE AMBANI HOSPITAL pivture gallery

view BACHHANS INAUGURATE
AMBANI HOSPITAL picture gallery



Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said she was ''absolutely honoured'' at being conferred the Padmashri and that she was grateful for it.
''I am very thankful for the privilege. I am humbled by it. I thank the high officers of our country because this has been accorded to me by them and our fellow people,'' the actress told reporters at the inauguration of the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute in suburban Mumbai.

''I hope to be able to live up to the promise of it. I am very grateful and will continue doing my best,'' the actress added.

CHECK OUT: Aishwarya - World's most desirable woman!

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan said his entire family was happy for the Padmashri recognition to daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai.

''Aishwarya's Padma decoration is the fifth in the family. My father received Padmabhushan, myself with (two) Padmashri and Padmabhushan and Jaya was recipient of Padmashri. Five Padma awardees in one family. God is generous and kind,'' Bachchan wrote in his blog.

''Our family is very happy and we are thankful to the government to give this honour to Aishwarya,'' he told reporters in Mumbai.

Along with the former Miss World, actors Akshay Kumar, Helen, noted singer Hridaynath Mangeshkar, ghazal singer Penaz Masani, playback singer Udit Narayan have also been honoured with India's fourth highest civilian honour for their contribution in the field of art.

- download AISHWARYA RAI wallpapers


 
 

 More on Glamsham


- After KJo, Rishi Kapoor now Sushmita Sen will pen her memoir - News
- Akshay Kumar's JOLLY LLB 2 is the first clean hit of 2017! - News
- Amy Jackson turns bride for Akshay Kumar & Rajinikanth starrer - News
- Another hit from 90s 'Tu Cheez Badi Hai Mast' to be recreated - News
- Beau Anand Ahuja showcases Sonam Kapoor's hidden talent to the world - News
- Diana Penty to play a woman of concern in LUCKNOW CENTRAL - News
- Gurmeet Choudhary's birthday gift for his fans! - News
- Randeep Hooda to give courage to women - News
- Sanjay Dutt's biopic: Ranbir Kapoor's 'ferry' tale - News
- Singer Monali Thakur slams follower for commenting on her short dress - News
- Tabu to join Ayushmann Khurrana in Sriram Raghavan's next - News
- Trailer of Raj Kummar Rao's TRAPPED to be out today - News
- TRAPPED first trailer: 8 questions that we want the makers to answer - News
- Vidya Balan to be paired opposite Rajinikanth? - News
- Vijay Singh, CEO at Fox Star Studios confirms JOLLY LLB 3 - News

   News Archives


   Comments

A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.