Awards and Honours In India 2018 2017 2016 [Full List]

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Awards and Honours in 2018

Padma Vibhusham 2018

The Padma Vibhushan is the second-highest civilian award of the Republic of India; Bharat Ratna is the highest, Padma Bhushan third-ranking. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is given for “exceptional and distinguished service”, without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex. The award criteria include “service in any field including service rendered by Government servants” including doctors and scientists, but excluding those working with the public sector undertakings. As of 2017, the award has been bestowed on 300 individuals, including twelve posthumous and 19 non-citizen recipients.

No Name Field State
1 Illaiyaraja Art-Music Tamil Nadu
2 Ghulam Mustafa Khan Art-Music Maharashtra
3 Parameswaran Parameswaran Literature and Education Kerala


First awarded 1954

·         Satyendra Nath Bose

·         Nandalal Bose

·         Zakir Husain

·         Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher

·         V. K. Krishna Menon

·         Jigme Dorji Wangchuck

Last awarded 2018

·         Ilaiyaraaja

·         Ghulam Mustafa Khan

·         P. Parameswaran



Padma Bhushan 2018

The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India, preceded by the  Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan and followed by the Padma Shri. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is given for “distinguished service of a high order…without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex.” The award criteria include “service in any field including service rendered by Government servants” including doctors and scientists, but exclude those working with the public sector undertakings. As of 2017, the award has been bestowed on 1240 individuals, including 20 posthumous and 94 non-citizen recipients.


No Name Field State
1 Pankaj Advani Sports- Billiards/Snooker Karnataka
2 Philipose Mar Chrysostom Others-Spiritualism Kerala
3 Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sports-Cricket Jharkhand
4 Alexander Kadakin (Foreigner) Public Affairs Russia
5 Ramachandran Nagaswamy Others-Archaeology Tamil Nadu
6 Ved Prakash Nanda (OCI) Literature and Education US
7 Laxman Pai Art-Painting Goa
8 Arvind Parikh Art-Music Maharashtra
9 Sharda Sinha Art-Music Bihar



Padma Shri 2018

Padma Shri (also Padma Shree) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan. Awarded by the Government of India, it is announced every year on India’s Republic Day.



No Name Field State
1 Abhay Bang (Duo) Medicine Maharashtra
2 Rani Bang (Duo) Medicine Maharashtra
3 Damodar Ganesh Bapat Social Work Chhattisgarh
4 Prafulla Govinda Baruah Literature and Education-Journalism Assam
5 Mohan Swaroop Bhatia Art-Folk Music Uttar Pradesh
6 Sudhanshu Biswas Social Work West Bengal
7 Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Sports-Weightlifting Manipur
8 Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi Literature and Education-Journalism Chhattisgarh
9 Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III (Foreigner) Trade & Industry Philippines
10 Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi Art-Weaving Manipur
11 Somdev Devvarman Sports-Tennis Tripura
12 Yeshi Dhoden Medicine Himachal Pradesh
13 Arup Kumar Dutta Literature and Education Assam
14 Doddarange Gowda Art-Lyrics Karnataka
15 Arvind Gupta Literature and Education Maharashtra
16 Digamber Hansda Literature and Education Jharkhand
17 Ramli Bin Ibrahim (Foreigner) Art-Dance Malaysia
18 Anwar Jalalpuri (Posthumous) Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
19 Piyong Temjen Jamir Literature and Education Nagaland
20 Sitavva Joddati Social Work Karnataka
21 Malti Joshi Literature and Education MP
22 Manoj Joshi Art-Acting Maharashtra
23 Rameshwarlal Kabra Trade & Industry Maharashtra
24 Pran Kishore Kaul Art J&K
25 Bounlap Keokangna(Foreigner) Others-Architecture Laos
26 Vijay Kichlu Art-Music West Bengal
27 Tommy Koh(Foreigner) Public Affairs Singapore
28 Lakshmikutty Medicine-Traditional Kerala
29 Joyshree Goswami Mahanta Literature and Education Assam
30 Narayan Das Maharaj Others-Spiritualism Rajasthan
31 Pravakara Maharana Art-Sculpture Odisha
32 Hun Many (Foreigner) Public Affairs Cambodia
33 Nouf Marwaai(Foreigner) Others- Yoga Saudi Arabia
34 Zaverilal Mehta Literature and Education-Journalism Gujarat
35 Krishna Bihari Mishra Literature and Education West Bengal
36 Sisir Purushottam Misra Art-Cinema Maharashtra
37 Subhasini Mistry Social Work West Bengal
38 Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong (Foreigner) Others-Spiritualism Thailand
39 Keshav Rao Musalgaonkar Literature and Education MP
40 Dr Thant Myint – U(Foreigner) Public Affairs Myanmar
41 V Nanammal Others-Yoga Tamil Nadu
42 Sulagitti Narasamma Social Work Karnataka
43 Vijayalakshmi Navaneethakrishnan Art-Folk Music Tamil Nadu
44 I Nyoman Nuarta (Foreigner) Art- Sculpture Indonesia
45 Malai Haji Abdullah Bin Malai Haji Othman (Foreigner) Social Work Brunei
46 Gobaradhan Panika Art-Weaving Odisha
47 Bhabani Charan Pattanaik Public Affairs Odisha
48 Murlikant Petkar Sports-Swimming Maharashtra
49 Habibullo Rajabov (Foreigner) Literature and Education Tajikistan
50 M R Rajagopal Medicine-Palliative care Kerala
51 Sampat Ramteke (Posthumous) Social Work Maharashtra
52 Chandra Sekhar Rath   Odisha
53 S S Rathore Civil Service Gujarat
54 Amitava Roy Science and Engineering West Bengal
55 Sanduk Ruit (Foreigner) Medicine- Ophthalmology Nepal
56 R Sathyanarayana Art-Music Karnataka
57 Pankaj M Shah Medicine- Ophthalmology Gujarat
58 Bhajju Shyam Art-Painting MP
59 Maharao Raghuveer Singh Literature and Education Rajasthan
60 Kidambi Srikanth Sports-Badminton Andhra Pradesh
61 Ibrahim Sutar Art-Music Karnataka
62 Siddeshwara Swamiji Others-Spiritualism Karnataka
63 Lentina Ao Thakkar Social Work Nagaland
64 Vikram Chandra Thakur Science and Engineering Uttarakhand
65 Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy Tharanathan (Duo) Art-Music Karnataka
66 Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy Thyagarajan (Duo) Art-Music Karnataka
67 Nguyen Tien Thien (Foreigner) Others-Spiritualism Vietnam
68 Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi Literature and Education UP
69 Rajagopalan Vasudevan Science and Engineering Bihar
70 Panatawane Gangadhar Vithobaji Literature and Education Maharashtra
71 Romulus Whitaker Others-Wildlife Conservation Tamil Nadu
72 Baba Yogendra Art Madhya Pradesh
73 A Zakia Literature and Education Mizoram




Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (Akademi Award) ( IPA : Saṅgīta Nākaka Akādamī Puraskāra) is an award given by the Music Natak Akademi , India’s National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama. It is the highest Indian recognition given practicing artists. The award consists since 2003 of Rs. 50,000, a citation, an angavastram (a shawl ), and a tamrapatra (a brass plaque). [2] The awards were given in the categories of music, dance, theater, other traditional arts and puppetry, and for contribution / scholarship in performing arts.

Noted theatre personality Ram Gopal Bajaj, dancer and historian Sunil Kothari, Carnatic music exponent R Vedavalli and famous Sitar player Arvind Parikh were conferred Sangeet Natak Akademi’s fellowships (Akademi Ratna) by President Ram Nath Kovind on Jan 2018.

List of Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships Awardees 2018

Name Of The Winner Field Category
Arvind Parikh Music Hindustani Classical Sitar Player
R Vedavalli Music Carnatic Vocalist
Ram Gopal Bajaj Theatre Acting and direction
Sunil Kothari Dance Indian Classical Dance


List of Sangeet Natak Akademi awards 2018

Name Of The Winner Field Category
Arvind Mulgaonkar Music Hindustani Tabla
Mysore M Manjunath Music Carnatic Violin
Nighoujam Shyamchang Singh Music Nata Sankirtana, 
Ratnamala Prakash Music Sugam Sangeet
Ahmed Hussain & Mohd. Hussain Music Sugam Sangeet
J Vaidhyanathan Music Carnatic Mridangam
Kala Ramnath Music Hindustani  Violin
Neela Ramgopal Music Carnatic Vocal Music
Komanakutty Music Carnatic Vocal Music
Padma Talwalkar Music Hindustani Vocal Music
Prabhakar Karekar Music Hindustani Vocal Music
Kalamandalam Ramachandran Unnithan Dance Kathakali
Maisnam Kaminikumar Singh Dance Manipuri Dance
Haricharan Bhuyan Borbayan Dance Sattriya Dance
Gopal Prasad Dubey Dance Chhau Dance
Anita R Ratnam Dance Contemporary Dance
Geeta Chandran Dance Bharatanatyam
Jitendra Maharaj Dance Khathak Dance
A B Bala Kondala Rao Dance Khuchipudi Dance
Ratikant Mohapatra Dance Odissi Dance
Gireesan V Theatre Acting
Oinam Biramangol Singh Theatre Acting
Mohan Joshi Theatre Acting
Anjana Puri Theatre Allied Theatre Acts
K Govind Bhat Theatre Yakshgana
Bipin Kumar Theatre Direction
Bipin Kumar Theatre Direction
Kusum Kumar Theatre Playwriting
Satyabrata Rout Theatre Direction
Yogesh Gadhavi Music Gujarati Folk Music
Vidyanand Saraik Music Folk Music From Himachal Pradesh
Chiranji Lal Tanwar Music Rajasthani Mand Music
Annabattula Lakshmi Mangatayaru & Annabattula Leela Sai Theatre Traditional Theatre
Gulzar Ahmad Ganie Music Chakri, Folk Music
Braj Kishor Dubey Music Folk Music
Somnath D Chari Music Traditional Music
Lakmidhar Rout Art Pala art from Bihar
Pappu Venugopal Rao Art Overall Contribution In Arts
Avinash Pasricha Art Overall Contribution In Art


63rd Filmfare Awards

The Filmfare Awards aka Clares are presented annually by The Times Group to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Hindi language film industry of India. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the oldest film events in India. The awards were first introduced in 1954, the same year as the National Film Awards.

63rd Filmfare Awards ceremony, presented by the Filmfare Magazine, honored the best Hindi language Indian films of 2017. The ceremony was held on 20 January 2018 and hosted by Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar.

63rd Filmfare Awards 2018

Category Winner
Best Film ‘Hindi Medium’
Critics’ Award for Best Film ‘Newton’
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) Vidya Balan for ‘Tumhari Sulu’
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) Irrfan Khan for ‘Hindi Medium’
Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Male) Rajkummar Rao for ‘Trapped’
Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Female) Zaira Wasim for ‘Secret Superstar’
Best Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari for ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’
Best Debut Director Konkona Sensharma for ‘A Death in the Gunj’
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male) Rajkummar Rao for ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) Meher Vij for ‘Secret Superstar’
Best Dialogue Hitesh Kewalya for ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’
Best Screenplay Shubhashish Bhutiani for ‘Mukti Bhavan’
Best Original Story Amit Masurkar for ‘Newton’
Best Actor (Male) in a Short Film Jackie Shroff for ‘Khujli’
Best Actor (Female) in a Short Film Shefali Shah for ‘Juice’
People’s Choice Award for Best Short Film ‘Anahut’
Best Short Film (Fiction) ‘Juice’
Best Short Film (Non-Fiction) ‘Invisible Wings’
Best Music Album Pritam for ‘Jagga Jasoos’
Best Playback Singer (Male) Arijit Singh for ‘Roke na ruke naina’ – ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’
Best Playback Singer (Female) Meghna Mishra for Nachdi phira – Secret Superstar
Best Lyrics Amitabh Bhattacharya for Ullu ka pattha – Jagga Jasoos
Lifetime Achievement Award Mala Sinha and Bappi Lahiri
Best Choreography Vijay Ganguly and Ruel Dausan Varindani for Galti se mistake – Jagga Jasoos
Best Background Score Pritam for Jagga Jasoos
Best Action Tom Struthers for Tiger Zinda Hai
Best Cinematography Sirsha Ray for A Death In The Gunj
Best Editing Nitin Baid for Trapped
Best Production Design Parul Sondh for Daddy
Best Sound Design Anish John for Trapped
Best Costume Rohit Chaturvedi for A Death In The Gunj


60th Grammy Awards 2018

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is  an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the mainly English-language music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance awards such as the Academy Awards (film), the Emmy Awards (television), and the Tony Awards (theater).


Award Awardee
Record of the Year “24K Magic” – Bruno Mars
Album of the Year 24K Magic – Bruno Mars
Song of the Year “That’s What I Like”
Best New Artist Alessia Cara
Best Pop Solo Performance “Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Tony Bennett Celebrates 90
Best Pop Vocal Album ÷ – Ed Sheeran
Best Dance Recording “Tonite” – LCD Soundsystem
Best Dance/Electronic Album 3-D The Catalogue – Kraftwerk
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album Prototype – Jeff Lorber Fusion
Best Rock Performance “You Want It Darker” – Leonard Cohen
Best Metal Performance “Sultan’s Curse” – Mastodon
Best Rock Song “Run” Foo Fighters
Best Rock Album A Deeper Understanding – The War on Drugs
Best Alternative Music Album Sleep Well Beast – The National
Best R&B Performance “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
Best Traditional R&B Performance “Redbone” – Childish Gambino
Best R&B Song “That’s What I Like”


Gallantry Award 2018

Gallantry Awards are given for dignity, exceptional courage and valor after independence Indian Government Introduced Three Awards namely Param Vir Chakra, the Maha Vir Chakra and the Vir Chakra on 26th January 1950. Each Republic Day Indian President Give this medal to those who are eligible for these awards.

List of Awards Which is given on 26th January 2018:

President of India total served 390 awards on the occasion of Republic Day the awards include one Ashok Chakra, one Kirti Chakra, 14 Shaurya Chakras and 28 Param Vishisht Seva Medals. Others include four Uttam Yudh Seva Medals, two Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, 49 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, Ten Yudh Seva Medals, two Bar to Sena Medals, 86 Sena Medals, one Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry), three Vayu Sena Medals, two Bar to Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), 38 Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), 13 Nao Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), 14 Vayu Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), one Bar to Vishisht Seva Medal and 121 Vishisht Seva Medals.


The Ashok Chakra:

The Ashok Chakra, posthumously awarded to Garud commando Jyoti Prakash Nurala of Indian  Air Force. This is the greatest military honor given at the time of peace. Nirala had killed 03 terrorists alone in an encounter with the terrorists in November 2017 in the Haigen area of Jammu and Kashmir.




Kirti Chakra:

Major Vijayant Bisht was announced to give Honor of the Kirti Chakra. Major Vijayant Bisht got  information about the infiltration of militants in Uri district of Jammu and Kashmir on June 06, 2017, after which they reached to confrontation with them with his team. Major Bisht saved the lives of a rifle man injured by a bullet and shot a terrorist during a long encounter. Major Bisht is being awarded the Kirti Chakra for his adventures.


Shaurya Chakra:

Armed force a total of nine warriors of the Army were honored with Shaurya Chakra. The names of the heroes like Major Akhil Raj RV, Capt Rohit Shukla, Captain Abhinav Shukla, Capt Pradip Sharya Arya, Havaldar Mubarik Ali, Havildar Rabindra Thapa, Nayak Narendra Singh, Lance Naik Badher Hussain and Paratrooper Manchu.

Air Force Corporal Devendra Mehta, Air Force Medal Wing Commander Anshul Saxena, Squadron Leader Rajiv Chauhan and Squadron Leader Kamal Sharma were named.

In Paramilitary Force two CRPF cobra commandos Vikas Jakhar and Riaz Alam Ansari were announced to be awarded with Shaurya Chakra.


Types of Gallantry awards

  • Param Vir Chakra
  • Mahavir Chakra
  • Vir Chakra
  • Ashok Chakra
  • Kirti Chakra
  • Shaurya Chakra


BAFTA Awards 2018

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom. In addition to its annual awards ceremonies, BAFTA has an international, year-round programme of learning events and initiatives offering access to talent through workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the United Kingdom and the United States.


Best Film: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 
Outstanding British Film: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Director: Guillermo Del Toro, The Shape of Water 
Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 
Best Actor: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour 
Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, I, Tonya 
Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 
Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049
Original Screenplay: Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 
Adapted Screenplay: James Ivory, Call Me by Your Name
British Short Film: Cowboy Dave British Short Animation: Poles Apart
Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer:I Am Not a Witch, Rungano Nyoni (writer/director), Emily Morgan (producer)
Special Visual Effects: Blade Runner 2049Best Animated Film: Coco
Best Film Not In The English Language: The HandmaidenBest Documentary: I Am Not Your Negro 
Best Production Design: Paul Austerberry, Jeff Melvin, Shane Vieau, The Shape of Water
Best Editing: Jonathan Amos, Paul Machliss Baby Driver
Best Sound: Dunkirk 
Best Original Music: The Shape of Water 
Best Costume Design: Phantom Thread
Best Make Up & Hair: Darkest Hour
The Ee Rising Star Award (Voted For By Public): Daniel Kaluuya


Other Awards and Honours 2018

Name of the Winner Category Organized by
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust also known as Nhava Sheva Samundra Manthan – Organisation of the Year award Bhandarkar Shipping
Ravi Menon the best central bank governor in Asia-Pacific for 2018 UK-based magazine ‘The Banker
film and theatre actor Soumitra Chattopadhyay France’s highest order of merit the ‘Legion of Honour’ France
The Matunga suburban station Limca Book of Records for having an all-woman staff. Mumbai Suburban Railway network
Actor Sudhir Dalvi Janakavi P Sawlaram award Thane Municipal Corporation and the Janakavi P Savlaram Kala Samiti
dancer Jaishree T Ganga Jamuna award Thane Municipal Corporation and the Janakavi P Savlaram Kala Samiti
Arvind Parikh, R Vedavalli, Ram Gopal Bajaj and Sunil Kothari. Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards President Ram Nath Kovind
president Pranab Mukherjee The Doctor of Literature (D.Litt.) degree. The Chittagong University in Bangladesh
Virat Kohli the Cricketer of the Year and ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year International Cricket Council (ICC )
Yuzvendra Chahal T20 Performance of the Year International Cricket Council (ICC )
Nara Lokesh Dr Kalam Innovation in Governance Award 2018 Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Summit
Global icon Shah Rukh Khan 24th Crystal Award World Economic Forum
seven girls and 11 boys National Bravery Award 2017 Government of India and Indian Council for Child Welfare
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy UNESCO Award of Merit UNESCO Asia Pacific region for the cultural heritage conservation committees
50 workers Prime Minister’s Shram Awards named Shram Ratna Award’, ‘Shram Bhushan Award’, ‘Shram Vir/Shram Virangana’ ,‘Shram Shree/Shram Devi Awards’ Ministry of Labour and Employment
Dr Vinod Paul, Member of NITI Aayog IhsanDogramacı Family Health Foundation Prize World Health Organisation (WHO)
Bollywood playback singer Asha Bhosle Yash Chopra Memorial Award’ TSR Foundation of T. Subbarami Reddy in memory of producer-director Yash Chopra
Najma A Heptulla, Narayan Yadav, Dinesh Trivedi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Bhartruhari Mahtab Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards The Indian Parliamentary Group



Recent National and international awards 2017

Name of the Award Recipient
Lifetime Achievement Award at Dubai International Film Festival
Rekha (Veteran actress)
The world’s third largest startup base
India (US and UK stands in the first and second position respectively)
Rio Paralympics silver medalist, who honored with Rs. 4 crore cash reward by P Narendra Modi
Deepa Malik
German Green Talent Award
Shamik Chowdhury (Indian researcher)
Prestigious award for outstanding work in the field of e-governance at the ‘State of the States Conclave 2016’
Haryana government
The highest-paid woman in music for 2016 in Forbes’ annual list.
Taylor Swift 
Rashtriya Kalidas Samman by Madhya Pradesh Government
Raj Bisaria and Banshi Kaul 
Australian of the Year Local Hero’ award 2017
Tejinder Pal
La Liga’s best player for 2015-16 season
Cristiano Ronaldo
Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award
Amitav Ghosh 
Reporters without Borders (RSF)-TV5 Monde prize’
Hadi Abdullah
Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance for year 2016
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at the ATP awards
Roger Federer
Uttarakhand Ratna award
Harish Rawat (Uttarakhand Chief Minister)
Goldsmiths Prize
Mike McCormack (Solar Bones author)
‘Doodle 4 Google’ 2016 contest
Anvita Prashant Telang ( from Pune )
Global Citizen Award
Imtiaz Sooliman 
Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award 2016
Gulzar (Lyricist-writer)
World’s best airline for the 4th consecutive year
Air New Zealand
The oldest woman to Space
Peggy Whitson (NASA astronaut, at an age of 56 years)
Winner of SumitraCharat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music.
Pt Hari Prasad Chourasia (Noted flutist)
Winner of the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award
Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, by the Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation.)
‘Artist of the Year’ at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs)
Ariana Grande (Singer)
‘Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock’ at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs)
Selena Gomez
‘Video of the Year’ award at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs)
Justin Bieber (for his track ‘Sorry’)
first World Sanskrit Award
Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Princess of Thailand)
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
Captain Radhika Menon
International Press Freedom Award
Malini Subramaniam (Indian Journalist, for her reporting from the Naxal-infested Bastar area)
Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize
Akshaya Mukul (Senior journalist, for his book “Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India”)
Winner of 10th Asia Pacific Screen Award in Best Actor Category
Manoj Bajpayee (Bollywood actor)
Winner of at the prestigious UNESCO Salon Youth Video Competition 2016
‘Magical Piano’, a short film by the Toonz Media Group (Dr Avaneesh, Head of Development, Toonz Media Group received the award from Salon Films Chairman Fred Wang)
Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) ‘Distinguished Indologist’ Award
Prof. Yu Long Yu (Chinese professor)
Golden Peacock award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

Iranian film “Daughter” (directed by Reza Mirkarimi)


List of Arjuna Awards Winners 2016

Ajinkya Rahane
Amit Kumar
Apurvi Chandela
Gurpreet Singh
Sandeep Singh Maan
Para Atheletics
Shiva Thapa
Sourav Kothari
Billiards & Snooker
Soumyajit Ghosh
Table Tennis
Ritu Rani
Subrata Pal
Rajat Chauhan
Raghunath Vokkaliga
Lalita Babar
Virender Singh
Vinesh Phogat


List of Dhronacharya Awards Winners 2016

Shri Nagapuri Ramesh
Shri Sagar Mal Dhayal
Shri Raj Kumar Sharma
Shri Bishweshwar Nandi
Shri S. Pradeep Kumar
Swimming (Lifetime)
Shri Mahabir Singh
Wrestling (Lifetime)


Padma Vibhushan

Field of Prominence
Sharad Pawar
Public Affairs
Murli Manohar Joshi
Public Affairs
P.A. Sangma (posthumous)
Public Affairs
Sunder Lal Patwah (posthumous)
Public Affairs
Art – Music
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Others – Spiritualism
Udipi Ramachandra Rao
Science & Engineering


Padma Bhushan

Field of Prominence
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Art – Music
Devi Prasad Dwivedi
Literature & Education
Tehemton Udwadia
Ratna Sundar Maharaj
Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati
H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner)
Literature & Education
Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous)
Literature & Education –Journalism

Padma Shri

Field of Prominence
Basanti Bisht
Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair
Aruna Mohanty
Bharathi Vishnuvardhan
Sadhu Meher
T K Murthy
Laishram Birendrakumar Singh
Krishna Ram Chaudhary
Baoa Devi
Tilak Gitai
Aekka Yadagiri Rao
Jitendra Haripal
Kailash Kher
Parassala B Ponnammal
Sukri Bommagowda
Mukund Nayak
Purushottam Upadhyay
Anuradha Paudwal
Wareppa Naba Nil
Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary
Civil Service
T.K. Viswanathan
Civil Service
Kanwal Sibal
Civil Service
Birkha Bahadur Limboo Muringla
Literature & Education
Eli Ahmed
Literature & Education
Narendra Kohli
Literature & Education
G. Venkatasubbiah
Literature & Education 
Akkitham Achyuthan Namboothiri
Literature & Education
Kashi Nath Pandita
Literature & Education
Chamu Krishna Shastry
Literature & Education
Harihar Kripalu Tripathi
Literature & Education
Michel Danino
Literature & Education
Punam Suri
Literature & Education
VG Patel
Literature & Education
V Koteswaramma
Literature & Education
Balbir Dutt
Literature & Education-Journalism
Bhawana Somaaya
Literature & Education-Journalism
Vishnu Pandya
Literature & Education-Journalism
Subroto Das
Bhakti Yadav
Mohammed Abdul Waheed
Madan Madhav Godbole
Devendra Dayabhai Patel
Harkishan Singh
Mukut Minz
Arun Kumar Sharma
Sanjeev Kapoor
Meenakshi Amma
Others-Martial Art
Genabhai Dargabhai Patel
Chandrakant Pithawa
Science & Engineering
Ajoy Kumar Ray
Science & Engineering
Chintakindi Mallesham
Science & Engineering
Jitendra Nath Goswami
Science & Engineering
Daripalli Ramaiah
Social Work
Girish Bhardwaj
Social Work
Karimul Hak
Social Work
Bipin Ganatra
Social Work
Nivedita Raghunath Bhide
Social work
Appasaheb Dharmadhikari
Social Work
Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal
Social Work
Virat Kohli
Shekar Naik
Vikasa Gowda
Sports-Discus Throw
Deepa Malik
Mariyappan Thangavelu
Dipa Karmakar
P. R. Shreejesh
Sakshi Malik
Mohan Reddy Venkatrama Bodanapu
Trade & Industry
Imrat Khan (NRI/PIO)
Anant Agarwal (NRI/PIO)
Literature & Education
H.R. Shah (NRI/PIO)
Literature & Education-Journalism
Suniti Solomon (Posthumous)
Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya (Posthumous)
Dr. Mapuskar (Posthumous)
Social Work
Anuradha Koirala (Foreigner)
Social Work


National Bravery Awards 2016

Abhijit KV
General National Bravery Award
General National Bravery Award
General National Bravery Award
Joena Chakbraborty
General National Bravery Award
Chongtham Kuber Meitei
General National Bravery Award
Maurice Yengkhom
General National Bravery Award
Sarwanand Saha
General National Bravery Award
Muhammad Shamnad
General National Bravery Award
Shivampet Ruchitha
Geeta Chopra Award
Mohit Mahdenrda Dalvi
General National Bravery Award
Vaibhav Ramesh Ghangare
General National Bravery Award
Nilesh Revaram Bhil
General National Bravery Award
Sai Krishna Akhil Kilambi
General National Bravery Award
Dishant Mehndiratta
General National Bravery Award
Anandu Dillep
General National Bravery Award
Kashish Dhanani
General National Bravery Award
Nithin Philip Mathew
General National Bravery Award
Shivansh Singh
Bharat Award
Gaurav Kawduji Sahastrabuddhe
Bharat Award
Abinash Mishra
General National Bravery Award
Angelica Tynsong
General National Bravery Award
Arjun Singh
Sanjay Chopra Award
Aromal SM
Bapu Gaidhani Award
Bapu Gaidhani Award
Rakeshbhai Shanabhai Patel
Bapu Gaidhani Award


The Asian Awards 2016

 Mother Teresa
Founder’s Award
Anil Agarwal
Entrepreneur of the Year
Shri Prakash Lohia
Business Leader of the Year
Outstanding Achievement in Sports
Naughty Boy
Outstanding Achievement in Music
Kunal Nayyar
Outstanding Achievement in Television
Shuji Nakamura
Outstanding Achievement in Science and Technology
Asif Khapadia
Outstanding Achievement in Cinema
Osman Yousefzada
Outstanding Achievement in Art & Design
Rami Ranger
Outstanding Contribution to the Community
Vikram  patel
Chivas Social Entrepreneur of the Year

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Dada Saheb Phalke Awards 2016 

Sikander Kher
Best Actor Male for Tere Bin Laden- Dead  or Alive
Richa Chaddha
Best Actress Masaan
Sooraj Barjatya
Best Memorable film “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
Shabana Azami
Best Supporting actress “Neerja”)
Annu Kapoor
Best R.J.
Indra Krishnan
Best Actress Female T.V.
Sameer Dharmadhakari
Best Actor Male T.V
Deepak Dobriyal
Best Supporting Actor “Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Shoojit Sarkar
Best director  ‘Piku’
Amitabh Bhattacharya
Best Lyrics “Dilwale”
Best Music “Dilwale”
Kamini Kaushal
Life Time Achievement award
Bappi Lahiri
Life Time Achievement award
Palak Muchal
Best Singer Female
Rashmi Sharma
Best Producer T.V.
Swaraj Singh
Best Stage Actor
Sooraj Pancholi & Athiya Shetty
Best Pair- Debut
Amit Khanna
Best Photographer- Still Photography
Ganesh Acharya
Best Choreographer


Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2016

Name Award
Sharodi Saikia
Dance – Sattriya
Smt. Suguna Varadachari
Carnatic Music – Vocal
Vidwan Lalgudi GJR Krishnan
Carnatic Music – Instrumental (Violin)
Manoj Joshi
Theatre – Acting
R.N. Tharanathan
Carnatic Music – Vocal
Ranganayaki Jayaraman
Dance – Bharatanatyam
K Kunhiraman Nair
Dance – Kathakali
Mandakini Trivedi
Dance – Mohiniattam
R.N. Thyagarajan
Carnatic Music – Vocal
Brij Narayan
Music – Instrumental (Sarod)
G Padmaja Reddy
Dance – Kuchipudi
Mashkoor Ali Khan
Hindustani Music – Vocal
Sadashiva Pradhan
Dance – Chhau
Himani Shivpuri
Theatre – Acting
Kartik Kumar
Hindustani Music – Instrumental (Sitar)
Khuman Lal Saav
Other Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Music / Dance and Theatre
Mushtaq Kak
Theatre – Direction
Parvez Akhtar
Theatre – Direction
Krishna Bisht
Hindustani Music – Vocal
Chhaya khutegaonkar
Other Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Music / Dance and Theatre
Gangmei Aluna Kabuini
Other Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Music / Dance and Theatre
Maya Khutegaonkar
Other Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Music / Dance and Theatre
S R D Prasad
Other Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Music / D
Ramchandra Singh
Other Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Music / Dance and Theatre
Ustad Sayeed Sabri- Jaipuri
Other Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Music / Dance and Theatre
Pammi Bai
Other Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Music / Dance and Theatre
Khem Raj
Other Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Music /


Nobel Prize 2016

Field Name Contribution
David J. Thouless; Duncan Haldane; and John M. Kosterlitz
Theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa
 Design and synthesis of molecular machines”
Physiology or medicine
Yoshinori ohsumi
Discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy
Bob dylan
new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition
Juan manuel santos
Resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end.
Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström
Contract theory

58th Annual Grammy Awards 2016

Category Name
Record of the Year Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Album of the Year Taylor Swift, 1989
Best New Artist Taylor Swift, 1989
Best Rock Performance Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Best Musical Theater Album Hamilton
Song of the Year Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best Country Album Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Best Rap Album Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, The Silver Lining:
The Songs of Jerome Kern
Best Pop Solo Performance Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best Rap Song Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Best Alternative Music Album Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Best Rock Album Muse, Drones
Best Rap Performance Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Best Rock Song Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Best R&B Album D’Angelo and the Vanguard, Black Messiah
Best Urban Contemporary Album The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness
Best R&B Performance The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
Best R&B Song D’Angelo and The Vanguard, “Really Love”
Best Traditional R&B Performance Lalah Hathaway, “Little Ghetto Boy”
Best Dance/Electronic Album Skrillex and Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü
Best Dance Recording Skrillex and Diplo With Justin Bieber,
“Where Are Ü Now”
Best Music Video Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”
Best Country Duo/Group Performance Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Best Country Song Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Best Music Film Amy Winehouse, Amy
Best Rap/Song Collaboration Common & John Legend, “Glory”
Best Pop Vocal Album Taylor Swift, 1989
Best Country Solo Performance Chris Stapleton, “Traveller”
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album Tobymac, This Is Not a Test
Best Roots Gospel Album The Fairfield Four, Still Rockin’ My Soul
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album Pitbull, Dale
Best Latin Pop Album Ricky Martin, A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition)
Best Comedy Album Louis C.K., Live at Madison Square Garden
Best Spoken Word Album Jimmy Carter, A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety
Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Birdman
Best Gospel Album Israel & Newbreed, Covered: Alive Is Asia [Live]
Best Gospel Performance/Song Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy?”
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song Francesca Battistelli, “Holy Spirit”
Best Contemporary Classical Composition Stephen Paulus, Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances
Best Classical Solo Vocal Album Joyce DiDonato and Antonio Pappano, Joyce & Tony –
Live From Wigmore Hall
Best Classical Instrumental Solo Augustin Hadelich, “Dutilleux: Violin Concerto,
L’Arbre Des Songes”
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance Eighth Blackbird, “Filament”
Best Choral Performance Charles Bruffy, “Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil”
Best Opera Recording Saito Kinen Orchestra; SKF Matsumoto Chorus &
SKF Matsumoto Children’s Chorus, “Ravel:
L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade”
Producer of the Year, Classical Judith Sherman
Best New Age Album Paul Avgerinos, Grace
Best Surround Sound Album Roger Waters, Amused to Death
Best Orchestral Performance Boston Symphony Orchestra,
“Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphony No. 10”
Best Classical Compendium Giancarlo Guerrero, Paulus: Three Places of Enlightenment; Veil of Tears & Grand Concerto
Best Regional Roots Music Album Jon Cleary, Go Go Juice
Best Folk Album Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Best Blues Album Buddy Guy, Born to Play Guitar
Best Bluegrass Album The Steeldrivers, The Muscle Shoals Recordings
Best Americana Album Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free
Best American Roots Song Jason Isbell, “24 Frames”
Best American Roots Performance Mavis Staples, “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”
Best Tropical Latin Album Rubén Blades With Roberto Delgado & Orchestra,
Son De Panamá
Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano) Los Tigres Del Norte,Realidades – Deluxe Edition
Best Children’s Album Tim Kubart, Home
Best World Album Angélique Kidjo, Sings
Best Reggae Album Morgan Heritage, Strictly Roots
Best Latin Jazz Album Eliane Elias, Made in Brazil
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Maria Schneider, The Thompson Fields
Best Jazz Instrumental Album John Scofield, Past Present
Best Jazz Vocal Album Cécile McLorin Salvant, For One to Love
Best Surround Sound Album James Guthrie and Joel Plante, Amused To Death
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars,
“Uptown Funk (Dave Audé Remix)”
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Best Historical Album Various artists;
The Basement Tapes Complete:
The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package Various Artists, The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records,
Volume Two (1928-32)
Best Album Notes Joni Mitchell, Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet,
A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced
Best Recording Package Sarah Dodds, Shauna Dodds & Dick Reeves;
Asleep at the Wheel, Still the King:
Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and
His Texas Playboys
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals Maria Schneider, “Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)”
Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella Avi Kaplin, Kirstin Taylor, Kevin K.O. Olusola;
“Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy”
Best Instrumental Composition Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, “The Afro Latin Jazz Suite”
MusiCares Person of the Year Lionel Richie

59th Annual Grammy Awards: 

Award Awardee
Album of the year:
25 – Adele
Record of the year:
Hello – Adele
Song of the year:
Hello – Adele
Best rap album:
Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
 Best urban contemporary album:
Beyonce – Lemonade
Best country solo performance:
My Church – Maren Morris
Best rock song:
  Blackstar – David Bowie
Best pop duo/group performance:
 Stressed Out – Twenty One Pilots
 Best new artist:
Chance the Rapper
Best pop vocal album:
Adele – 25
Best pop solo performance:
Hello – Adele
Best Rhythm and Blues (R&B) performance:
 Solange – Cranes in the Sky
 Best R&B song:
Maxwell – Lake by the Ocean
Best rap performance:
 Chance The Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz – No Problem
Best rap/sung performance:
Drake – Hotline Bling
Drake –
 Hotline Bling
Best R&B album:
Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway Live
Best rap song:
Drake – Hotline Bling
Best metal performance:
  Megadeth – Dystopia 
Best rock performance:
 David Bowie – Blackstar
Best dance recording:
The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down
Best dance/electronic album:
Skin – Flume
Best music video:
Beyonce – Formation
 Best country song:
Humble and Kind – Tim McGraw
 Best country duo/group performance:
Pentatonix Featuring Dolly Parton – Jolene

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The Sahitya Akademi has announced the lists of name of the Author.  The award was given for the contribution in 24 Languages. It Includes the books of 5 Novels, 8 Poetry , 2 Criticism ,7 Short Stories , 1 Play and 1 Essays.

Winner Lists of Sahitya Akademi Award 2016

Name of the Author Title Contribution Language
Gita Upadhyay
Janmabhumi Mero Swadesh
Jerry Pinto
Em and the big Hoom
Nasira Sharma
Boluwaru Mohammad Kunhi
Swatantryada Ota
Edwin J.F.D’souza
Kale Bhangar
Papineni Sivasankar
Nand Javeri
Akhar Katha
Jnan Pujari
Meghmalar Bhraman
Gobinda Chandra Majhi
Anju (Anjali Narzary)
Ang Maboroi Dong Dasong
Prabha Varma
Kamal Vora
Sitanath Acharya
Aziz Hajini
Aane Khane
Nizam Siddiqui
Mabad-e-Jadidiat Se Naye Ahed Ki Takhliqiyat Tak
Shyam Darihare
Barki Kaki at Hotmail Dot Com
Short Stories
Paramita Satpathy
Short Stories
Moirangthem Rajen
Cheptharaba Eshingpun
Short Stories
Short stories
Oru Siru Isai ()
Short Stories
Bulaki Sharma
Muradjat Ar Dujee Kahaniyan
Short Stories
Asaram Lomate
Short Stories
Masia Di Raat
Nrisinghaprasad Bhaduri
Mahabharrater Astadashi


62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017

Award Awardee
Best Actor (Male): 
Aamir Khan for ‘Dangal’
Best Actor (Female):
 Alia Bhatt for ‘Udta Punjab’
Best Film:
Best Director: 
Nitesh Tiwari for ‘Dangal’
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Film:
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Male): 
Shahid Kapoor for ‘Udta Punjab’ and Manoj Bajpayee for ‘Aligarh’
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Female): 
Sonam Kapoor for ‘Neerja’
Best Actor (Male) in a Short Film:
 Manoj Bajpayee for ‘Taandav’
Best Short Film People’s Choice: 
Best Short Film (Fiction): 
Best Short Film (Non-fiction): 
‘Matitali Kusti’
Best Actor (Female) in a Short Film: 
Tisca Chopra for ‘Chutney’
Best Debut Director: 
Ashwini Iyer Tiwari for ‘Nil Battey Sannata’
Best Male Debut:
Diljit Dosanjh for ‘Udta Punjab’
 Best Female Debut: 
Ritika Singh for ‘Saala Khadoos’
Best Dialogue: 
Ritesh Shah for ‘Pink’
Best Screenplay: 
Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon for ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Story: 
Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon for ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): 
Rishi Kapoor for ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): 
Shabana Azmi for ‘Neerja’
Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award: 
Shatrughan Sinha
Best Music Album: 
Pritam for ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Lyricist: 
Amitabh Bhattacharya for ‘Channa Mereya’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Playback Singer (Male): 
Arijit Singh for ‘Ae dil hai mushkil’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Playback Singer (Female): 
Neha Bhasin for ‘Jag Ghoomeya’ from ‘Sultan’
Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent: 
Amit Mishra for ‘Bulleya’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Visual Effects: 
Red Chillies for ‘Fan’
Best Editing: 
Monisha Baldawa for ‘Neerja’
Best Costume: 
Payal Saluja for ‘Udta Punjab’
Best Action: 
Shyam Kaushal for ‘Dangal’
Best Background Score: 
Sameer Uddin for ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Choreography: 
Adil Shaikh for ‘Kar Gayi Chull’ in ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Cinematography: 
Mitesh Mirchandani for ‘Neerja’


Best FIFA Football Awards

Award Awardee
The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016: 
Cristiano Ronaldo
The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2016:
 Carli Lloyd 
The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2016: 
Claudio Ranieri 
The Best FIFA Women’s Coach 2016:
 Silvia Neid


70th Annual British Academy Film Awards 

Award Awardee
Best Film:
‘La La Land’
Best British Film:
‘I, Daniel Blake’
Best Director:
Damien Chazelle, ‘La La Land’
Best Actor:
Casey Affleck, ‘Manchester by the Sea’
Best Actress:
Emma Stone, ‘La La Land’
Best Supporting Actor:
Dev Patel, ‘Lion’
Best Supporting Actress:
Viola Davis, ‘Fences’
Best Film Not in the English Language:
‘Son of Saul’
Best Documentary:
Best Animated Film: ‘
Kubo and the Two Strings’
Best Cinematography:
Linus Sandgren, ‘La La Land’
Best Original Screenplay:
Kenneth Lonergan, ‘Manchester by the Sea’
Best Adapted Screenplay:
Luke Davies, ‘Lion’
Best Editing:
John Gilbert, ‘Hacksaw Ridge’
Best Production Design:
Stuart Craig and Anna Pinnock, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’
Best Costume Design:
Madeline Fontaine, ‘Jackie’
Best Makeup and Hair:
J. Roy Helland and Daniel Phillips, ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’
Best Sound:
Claude La Haye, Bernard Gariépy Strobl and Sylvain Bellemare, ‘Arrival’
Best Special Visual Effects:
Robert Legato, Dan Lemmon, Andrew R. Jones and Adam Valdez, ‘The Jungle Book’
Best British Short Animation:
‘A Love Story’
Best British Short Film:
The EE Rising Star Award:
Tom Holland
Best Original Music:
Justin Hurwitz, ‘La La Land’


74th Annual Golden Globe Awards 


Award Awardee
Best Supporting Actor:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals
Best Original Score:
La La Land
Best Original Song, Motion Picture:
“City of Stars,” La La Land
Best Supporting Actress:
Viola Davis, Fences
Best Actor, Musical or Comedy:
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Best Screenplay:
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Best Animated Film:
Best Foreign-Language Film:
Best Director:
Damian Chazelle, La La Land
Best Actress, Musical or Comedy:
Emma Stone, La La Land
Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy:
La La Land
Best Actor, Drama:
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Best Actress, Drama:
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Best Picture, Drama:


Award Awardee
Best Actor, Television Drama:
Billie Bob Thornton, Goliath
Best Actress, Television Series Comedy or Musical:
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Best Television Series Comedy or Musical:
Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Best Actress, Television Drama:
Claire Foy, The Crown
Best Television Drama:
The Crown, Netflix
Best Actor, Television Series Comedy or Musical:
Donald Glover, Atlanta

 89th Academy Awards:

Award Awardee
Best Picture:
Best Actress:
Emma Stone, La La Land
Best Actor:
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Best Director:
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Best Supporting Actress: 
Viola Davis, Fences
Best Supporting Actor: 
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Original Screenplay: 
Manchester by the Sea
Best Adapted Screenplay: 
Best Animated Feature: 
Best Animated Short Film: 
Best Live Action Short Film: 
Best Foreign Language Film: 
The Salesman
Best Documentary Feature:
Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow, OJ Made in America
Best Cinematography:
Linus Sandgren, La La Land
Best Original Song: 
City of StarsLa La Land
Best Original Score: 
La La Land
Best Visual Effects: 
The Jungle Book
Best Production Design: 
La La Land
Best Sound Editing: 
Best Sound Mixing: 
Hacksaw Ridge
Best Makeup And Hairstyling:
Suicide Squad
Best Costume Design:
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them


Award Awardee
March 16, 2017:
Indian-American teenager Indrani Das won the top prize of $2, 50,000 (Rs. 1.63 crore) in the Regeneron Science Talent Search competition in the U.S. for her research on treating brain injury and disease.
March 08, 2017:
Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has won the 2017 IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award for its solar-direct current (DC) inverter system.
March 09, 2017:
Eminent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail has been honoured with the Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel Hawthan. The award comprises a cash prize of Rs 15 lakh and a citation.
March 01, 2017:
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Annual Awards: The BCCI Annual Awards Committee consisting N Ram, Ramachandra Guha and Diana Edulji announced the winners for the prestigious awards for the 2015-16 season. The complete list of winners is as follows:
Col. CK. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award: 
Rajinder Goel, Padmakar Shivalkar
BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award for Women: 
Shantha Rangaswamy
BCCI Special Award: 
VV Kumar, Late Ramakant Desai
Polly Umrigar Award: 
Virat Kohli
Dilip Sardesai Award (For India’s best cricketer in the West Indies series 2016):
Ravichandran Ashwin
Lala Amarnath Award for the best all-rounder in the Ranji Trophy 2015-16: 
Jalaj Saxena of Madhya Pradesh.
Lala Amarnath Award for the best all-rounder in domestic limited-overs competitions, 2015-16: 
Axar Patel of Gujarat
Madhavrao Scindia Award (Highest scorer in the Ranji Trophy 2015-16):
 Shreyas Iyer of Mumbai
Madhavrao Scindia Award (Highest wicket-taker in the Ranji Trophy 2015-16): 
Shahbaz Nadeem of Jharkhand
M.A. Chidambaram Trophy (Highest scorer in (U-23) Col. CK. Nayudu Trophy 2015-16: 
Jay G. Bosta of Mumbai
M.A. Chidambaram Trophy (Highest wicket-taker in (U-23) Col. CK. Nayudu Trophy 2015-16: 
Satyajeet Bachhav of Maharashtra
NKP Salve Award (Highest scorer in (U-19) Cooch Behar Trophy in 2015-16: 
Arman Jaffer of Mumbai
NKP Salve Award (Highest wicket-taker in (U-19) Cooch Behar Trophy in 2015-16: 
Ninad Rathva of Baroda
Raj Singh Dungarpur Award (Highest scorer in (U-16) Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2015-16):
Abhishek Sharma of Punjab
Raj Singh Dungarpur Award (Highest wicket-taker in (U-16) Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2015-16): 
 Abhishek Sharma of Punjab
Jagmohan Dalmiya Award (Best Woman cricketer (Sr.) of 2015-16): 
Mithali Raj of Railways
Jagmohan Dalmiya Award (Best Woman cricketer (Jr.) of 2015-16): 
Deepti Sharma of Uttar Pradesh
Best Umpire in Domestic cricket in 2015-16: 
Nitin Menon
Best performance in BCCI Domestic tournaments of 2015-16: 
Mumbai Cricket Association


64th National Film Award winner:

Feature Films Awards

Award Awardee
Best Actor
Akshay Kumar (Rustom)
Best Actress
Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)
Best Director 
Rajesh Mapuskar (Ventilator)
Best Film on Social Issues 
Best Supporting Actor
 Manoj Joshi (Dashkriya)
Best Supporting Actress 
Zaira Wasim (Dangal)
Best Debut Film of a Director
Deep Chaudari (Alifa)
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment
‘Sathamanam Bhavathi’
Best Stunt Choreography 
Peter Hein (Pulimurugan)
Best Children’s Film
 ‘Dhanak’ (Hindi)
Best Child Artist
Adhish Praveen (Kunju Daivam), Saj (Noor Islam), Manohara (Railway Children)
Best Male Playback Singer 
Sundara Iyer (Joker)
Best Female Playback Singer 
Iman Chakraborty (Praktan)
Best Screenplay (original) 
Syam Pushkaran (Maheshinte Prathikaaram)
Best Screenplay (adapted) 
 Sanjay Krishnaji Patel (Dashakriya)
Best Editing
Rameshwar S. Bhagat (Ventilator)
Best Special Effect Award
Sound Designer 
Jayadevan (Kaadu Pookkunna Neram)
Best Production Design
Best Costume Designer
Sachin (Cycle)
Best Environmental film including agriculture
The Tiger Who Crossed The Line
Best Make-up Artist
MK Ramakrishna
Best Music Direction
Babu Padmanabha (Allama)

Special Mention

Award Awardee
Kadvi Hawa
Mukthi Bhavan
Majirathi Keki
Sonam Kapoor


Best Feature Films in Regional Languages

Award Awardee
Wrong Side Raju 
Pelli Choopulu
Maheshinte Prathikaaram
K Sera Sera

Nobel Prize 2017

The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural or scientific advances.It is awarded for outstanding contributions to humanity in Physics, Chemistry, economics, literature, peace and medicine. All Noble prizes Presented by Sweden except Noble prize in the field of peace which is presented by Norway

Field Name Contribution
Physics Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves”.
Chemistry Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution”.
Physiology or medicine Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm”.
Literature Kazuo Ishiguro who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”.
Peace International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons”.
Economics Richard H. Thaler “for his contributions to behavioural economics”.

Awards and Honours In India 2018-17 PDF


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