LEGENDARY Dilip Kumar, Indian cinema’s one of the greatest actors, has been conferred with the Padma Vibhushan today at a special function held at the veteran actor’s residence in Mumbai.
Padma Vibhushan to 93-year-old Kumar was given by Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the thespian’s residence.
Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao too were present while honouring Dilip Sa’ab two days after his birthday.
The announcement to honour Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and a few others with Padma Vibhushan was made by the government on the eve of Republic Day on January 25, 2015.
However, the acting legend could not attend the special function held in Rashtrapati Bhavan in April when other Padma awardees were honoured by President Pranab Mukherjee.