Manoj Bajpayee receives Padma Shri from President Ramnath Kovind

On Saturday, in a ceremony held in New Delhi, President Ramnath Kovind conferred the prestigious Padma Shri on Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee. Dressed in a traditional attire, Manoj received the honour with folded hands.

Also present on the occasion were other Padma Shri awardees like Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir and the renowned scientist Nambi Narayanan. Interestingly, a film is currently in the works on Narayanan, which is called Rocketry: The Nambi Effect featuring R Madhavan in the titular role.