Wed, Apr 08, 2015, 02:55 PM
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday conferred Padma Vibhushan on Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan, that was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several union ministers. Padma Vibushan was also conferred on Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan for his work in science and engineering and jurist K.K. Venugopal for public affairs. Apart from Padma Vibhushan, the president has also conferred awards in other categories of Padma awards, namely Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.