Akshay Kumar congratulates Prithviraj director Chandraprakash Dwivedi for receiving Padma Shri Award

On Tuesday, the Government of India announced the recipients of the coveted Padma Awards on the eve of the 73rd Republic Day. Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian honours, are divided into three categories: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri. Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, Olympians Pramod Bhagat and Vandana Kataria, director Chandraprakash Dwivedi, musician Sonu Nigam and veteran actor Victor Banerjee are among those categories who will be honoured with the coveted Padma Shri Award. The star Akshay Kumar being extremely proud of India and awardees wrote a congratulatory message on his Twitter handle. He gave a special mention on his message to his upcoming film Prithviraj director Chandraprakash Dwivedi.

Actor Akshay feeling proud of the achievement swelled with pride as he wrote a delightful message on his Twitter. He wrote, “Heartwarming to see some great names in the #PadmaAwards list. Amazing achievers from Science, Armed Forces, Sports, Industry, Art… And of course my director friend Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi. Super proud.”

Akshay Kumar never fails to express his pride towards the country as he is always on the vanguard when it comes to praying for India and its achievements. This time too he showed his pride with a special message on his Twitter handle where he also give a special mention for his ‘director friend’ absolutely touched our hearts.

On the work front, Akshay Kumar has several exciting projects in the pipeline. While he anticipates the release of Bachchan Pandey with Kriti Sanon on 18th March this year, he will be next seen in Aanand L Rai’s Raksha Bandhan, Abhishek Sharma’s Ram Setu with Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushratt Bharuccha, OMG 2- Oh My God! 2, Selfiee and Gorkha, which is based on the life of war hero Major General Ian Card and not to forget we will also see him in Prithviraj with Manushi Chhillar.