Padma Awards 2023: Padma Shri To Keeravani, Padma Bhushan For Chinna Jeeyar Swamy

Music composer MM Keeravani, who is on a roll with the Oscar nomination for his song ‘Naatu Naatu’ in RRR under Best Original Song category, has been nominated for the prestigious Padma Shri award in the just announced Padma Awards 2023. The Padma award is conferred to Keeravani for his outstanding contribution in the music and arts field.

Keeravani’s Naatu Naatu recently bagged Best Original Song in Golden Globes Award 2023.

Including Keeravani, a total of 91 personalities have been nominated for Padma Shri for their work and service in the respective fields.

6 Padma Vibhushan, 9 Padma Bhushan and 91 Padma Shri Awards have been announced by the Union Government. The President has approved the conferment of the 106 Padma Awards. The prestigious awards are announced ahead of 74th Republic Day of India.

From Telangana, spiritual leader Chinna Jeeyar Swami and Kamlesh D Patel aka Daaji are selected for the Padma Bhushan while Modadugu Vijay Gupta (Science & Engineering), Hanumantha Rao Pasupuleti (Medicine) and B Ramakrishna Reddy (Literature & Education) are being awarded Padma Shri.

PADMA VIBHUSHAN

Mulayam Singh Yadav (Posthumous)
Balkrishna Doshi (Posthumous)
Zakir Hussain
SM Krishna
Dilip Mahalanabis (Posthumous)
Srinivas Varadhan

PADMA BHUSHAN

SL Bhyrappa
Kumar Mangalam Birla
Deepak Dhar
Vani Jairam
Swami Chinna Jeeyar
Suman Kalyanpur
Kapil Kapoor
Sudha Murty
Kamlesh D Patel