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“Knew I would have made my father so proud” Karan Johar as he is felicitated with Padma Shri


Filmmaker Karan Johar was honoured with Padma Shri on 8th November. The ceremony marked the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other well-known personalities.

KJo received the prestigious award from President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. After receiving the fourth highest civilian award in the country, Johar penned down a note filled with gratitude on his social media and shared some pictures.

The director also revealed the rection of his kids Yash and Roohi to his Padma Shri win. Sharing the post on his Instagram, Karan wrote, “About last evening…. A truly memorable moment in my life….. I knew I would have made my father so proud and was so happy to have my mom there by my side…. My babies asked me “ dada you won a medal? “ and I replied “yes I did I hope you do too one day “!! The #padmashri … Humbled and honoured thank you @manishmalhotra05 for styling the evening for me”.

Sharing a video from the event Johar wrote, “Today felt surreal! I am honoured and humbled that the prestigious Padma Shri Award was bestowed on me. I feel extremely fortunate to receive it from the hands of our honourable President Shri Ram Nath Kovind. This is a monumental day for me, my mother, my kids and my company, and will forever be etched in my memory. Thank you so much for all your wishes and the abundance of love!”

On the work front, Karan will be next directing Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in the upcoming film ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’. The movie will also feature Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Shabana Azmi in important roles.