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Padma Shri Shah Rukh Khan
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Shahrukh Khan receives Padma Shri Award

Shahrukh Khan receives Padma Shri Award, given by the President of India (until July 2007) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on 26. January 2005

Padma Shri - explanation

Padma Shri (also spelt Padma Shree, Padmashree, Padma Sree and Padma Sri) is an award given by the Government of India generally to Indian citizens to recognize their distinguished contribution in various spheres of activity including the Arts, Education, Industry, Literature, Science, Sports, Social Service and public life. (The word "Padma" (Sanskrit) means "Lotus".)

The Padma Shri award is the fourth highest civilian award

It stands fourth in the hierarchy of civilian awards after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan. On its obverse, the words "Padma" and "Shri", in Devanagari, appear above and below the lotus flower. The geometrical pattern on either side is in burnished bronze. All embossing is in white gold.

The first award was given in the year 1954. As of 1-June-2007, 2024 people have received the award

source: Wikipedia

Indian Honour System

Civilian Awards:

International: Gandhi Peace Prize
National: Bharat Ratna - Padma Vibhushan - Padma Bhushan - Padma Shri
Literature: Jnanpith Award
Fine Arts: Sangeet Natak Akademi award
Movies: Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Sports: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award - Arjuna Award
Sports Coaching: Dronacharya Award