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Goa’s Pt Tulshidas Borkar gets Padma Shree; Dhirubhai, Sri Sri Vibhushan

 

Goa’s veteran music maestro Pandit Tulshidas Borkar has been honoured by Government of India with Padma Shree this year, at the age of 81.

The official list released in this regard enlists only one Goan, known for his dedicated service in the field of Indian classical music.

Born in 1934 in Borim, Pandit Borkar is known for playing harmonium solo and his style of accompanying in Hindustani rag sangeet and allied forms.

He has already been honoured with the most prestigious Sangeet Natak Academy award in 2005.

The other awardees include distinguished personalities from the field of public service, sports and entertainment.

The other awardees are as follows:

Padma Vibhushan

Filmstar Rajinikanth, Yamini Krishnamurthi, Girija Devi, Ramoji Rao, Shri Shri Ravi Shankar, Dr Viswanathan Shanta.

Reliance Industries founder late Dhirubhai Ambani will also be awarded Padma Vibhushan.

Padma Bhushan

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, sportspersons Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza, singer Udit Narayan, Ram Sutar, Former CAG Vinod Rai, Heisnam Kanhailal, Barjinder Singh Hamdard, Swami Tejomayananda, Prof N S Ramanuja Tatacharya, Prof D Nageshwar Reddy, Former US Ambassador to India Robert D Blackwill and Bennett, Coleman & Company's Indu Jain.

Padma Shree

Pathibha Prahlad: Classical Dance (Delhi)

Bhikunanda Gadhvi: Folk Music (Gujarat)

Sribhas Chandra Supakar: Textile Designing (UP)

Ajay Devgn: Cinema (Maharashtra)

Priyanka Chopra: Cinema (Maharashtra)

Soma Ghosh: Classical Vocal (UP)

Nila Madhab Panda: Film Direction & Production (Delhi)

SS Rajamouli: Film Direction & Production (Karnataka)

Madhur Bhandarkar: Film Direction & Production (Maharashtra)

M Venkatesh Kumar: Folk Artist (Karnataka)

Gulabi Sapera: Folk Dance (Rajasthan)

Mamta Chandrakar: Folk Music (Chhattisgarh)

Malini Awasthi: Folk Music (UP)

Jai Prakash Lekhiwal: Miniature Painting (Delhi)

K Laxma Goud: Painting (Telangana)

Bhalchandra Dattatray: Photography (MP)

Awards received by Pt Tulshidas Borkar

State Reward for Excellence from the Directorate of Art & Culture, Govt. of Goa (18 August 2007).

Smt.Indirabai Khadilkar Puraskar (2006) by Bharat Gayan Samaj, Pune.

Pt.Bandubhaiya Chaughule Smruti Puraskar, Indore (2004),

Pt.Vitthalrao Korgaonkar Smruti Puraskar by Surel Samvadini Samvardhan- Belgaum (2002),

ITC Sangeet Research Academy Award (2001),

Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Smruti Gungaurav Puraskar (2000) from Yojana Pratishthan & Nirgudkar Foundation,

Samrat Sanman from Samrat Club International, Goa.

Balgandharva Gaurav Puraskar from Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Natya Parishad sponsored by Shrimant Madhavrao Maharaj Shinde (1999),

Govindrao Tembe Sangatkar Puraskar (19 January 1998) from Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya,

Sangeetkar Padmashree Vasant Desai Puraskar from Marathi Natya Parishad,Natvarya Keshavrao Date Puraskar (1995).

“Pandit Ram Marathe Puraskar” .





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Why Dhirubai? Relaince connection of Modi. Dhirubai created wealth for himself and his next thousand generations. What are his great social contributions for such a posthumous honor? People like Amtes are conveniently forgotten for such awards, what a shame.

 
Anand , goa

Good development... We are proud.

 
Ashok Nagvenkar , Ponda