Actor Raveena Tandon was awarded the fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri by President Draupadi Murmu on Wednesday during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi
Raveena Tandon, a renowned Bollywood actor, was recently conferred with the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award, by President Draupadi Murmu. The award ceremony took place at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi, where Tandon was surrounded by her whole family. In an exclusive interview, the actor expressed her emotions about receiving the honour and how it fulfilled her father’s dream.
A Dream Fulfilled
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For Tandon, receiving the Padma Shri was an emotional moment as it was her father’s dream to see her receive such an honour. Tandon shared how her father, Ravi Tandon, had always thought that receiving the Padma Shri would be a proud moment for him. Unfortunately, he passed away before he could see his daughter receive the honour. Tandon revealed that the award came with mixed emotions for her, as it was a moment of happiness and sadness, knowing that her father was not there to witness it. She expressed her gratitude for fulfilling her father’s dream and how it was a significant achievement for her.
A Proud Moment for the Family
The Padma Shri award ceremony was an important day for Tandon and her family. Her whole family came out to support her, and Tandon mentioned how special it was for her children to witness the ceremony. Tandon revealed how seeing her children achieve their top grades or receive honours at school made her a proud parent. Similarly, she hoped that her children were proud of her for receiving the Padma Shri honour. Tandon expressed how her family’s support made the occasion even more special and how it was a proud moment for her and her whole family.
A Long Career Recognized
Tandon has been part of the film industry for over three decades and has created a mark for herself with various successful projects. Some of her most iconic works include Dilwale, Mohra, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Ziddi, Shool, and K.G.F: Chapter 2. Recently, she also forayed into the OTT space with the series, Aryanak.
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Tandon expressed her gratitude to everyone who believed in her, including her producers, directors, co-actors, and fans. She mentioned how every role and experience had helped her reach the honour and how it was all due to the support of her well-wishers that her large body of work was being recognized.
Receiving the Padma Shri honour was an emotional and significant moment for Raveena Tandon. It fulfilled her father’s dream and was a proud moment for her and her whole family. Tandon’s long and successful career was recognized, and she expressed her gratitude to everyone who believed in her. Tandon’s achievements serve as an inspiration to others and a reminder of the importance of hard work and perseverance in achieving one’s dreams.