Karan Johar Honoured With Padma Shri; Says, ‘Overwhelmed By So Many Emotions Right Now’

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar is highly elated to receive the Padma Shri 2020 honour, here’s what he has to say

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Karan Johar Honoured With Padma Shri; Says, ‘Overwhelmed By So Many Emotions Right Now’
Yesterday evening, the highly-coveted Padma honours, for the year 2020, were announced and filmmaker Karan Johar has been conferred with The Padma Shri award for excellence in art.  Karan Johar has donned many hats in the field of art. Be it producer, director, reality show judge or a host at a talk show and many award shows; his contribution is irreplaceable. Karan has directed some iconic films like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. His production house Dharma Productions continues to deliver meaningful content. (ALSO READ - Padma Shri For Ekta Kapoor, 2 Days Before Her Son's Birthday!)

Sharing his elation about the same, Karan Johar said, “It’s not very often that I’m at a loss for words, but this is one such occasion... The Padma Shri. Such an honour to receive one of the highest civilian awards in the country. Overwhelmed by so many emotions right now. Humbled, elated and also thankful for the opportunity to live my dream every day, to create and to entertain. I know my father would be proud and I wish he was here to share this moment with me. #blessed”


Other than KJo, Kangana Ranaut and Ekta Kapoor among others, too, were conferred with Padma Shri 2020. The Panga actress expressed her excitement by saying, “I’m humbled and I’m honoured. I thank my country for this recognition and I dedicate this to every woman who dares to dream. To every daughter, to every mother, and to the dreams of women who will shape the future of our country." (ALSO READ - Kangana Ranaut Conferred With The Prestigious Padma Shri Award; Says, 'Thank My Country For This Recognition)


Here’s a huge congratulation to all these celebrities! 

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