Wed, Jun 19, 2024
Whatsapp

'Got nervous when...': Veteran Punjabi actor Nirmal Rishi receives Padma Shri award

Veteran actor Nirmal Rishi, best known for her work in the Punjabi film industry, was honoured with the Padma Shri award on Monday.

Written by  Shgun S -- April 22nd 2024 11:06 PM
'Got nervous when...': Veteran Punjabi actor Nirmal Rishi receives Padma Shri award

'Got nervous when...': Veteran Punjabi actor Nirmal Rishi receives Padma Shri award

PTC News Desk: Veteran actor Nirmal Rishi, best known for her work in the Punjabi film industry, was honoured with the Padma Shri award on Monday.

President Droupadi Murmu presented the award to Nirmal Rishi at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the national capital.


Nirmal Rishi expressed her happiness and revealed her initial reaction when she learned about her Padma Shri award.

"When I received the first call, I was nervous...I am pleased that I received it...I have done a lot of theatre. Nirmal Rishi said, adding "I have worked in around 100 films..."

Nirmal Rishi rose to prominence as Gulabo Maasi in the film 'Long Da Lishkara'. Her career boasts a rich tapestry of roles, with notable appearances in Punjabi films like 'Nikka Zaildar', 'Nikka Zaildar 2'

Padma Awards, one of the country's highest civilian honours, are presented in three categories: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri.

President Droupadi Murmu presented 3 Padma Vibhushan, 8 Padma Bhushan, and 55 Padma Shri Awards for the year 2024 at the Civil Investiture Ceremony-I, which was held with grandeur in the Rashtrapati Bhawan's Darbar Hall on Monday.

The Vice President of India, Jagdeep Dhankhar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Amit Shah, many Union Ministers, and other dignitaries attended the event.

- With inputs from agencies

Top News view more...

Latest News view more...

PTC NETWORK