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Padma Bhushan Winners List

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List of Padma Bhushan winners from every year the award has been given out. All Padma Bhushan winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Padma Bhushan award are listed along with photos for every Padma Bhushan winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Padma Bhushan award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Padma Bhushan are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Padma Bhushan winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Padma Bhushan winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Padma Bhushan winners of all time. Anybody who won the Padma Bhushan usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Padma Bhushan-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Padma Bhushan, so most of the famous Padma Bhushan winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Padma Bhushan?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then publish it. Examples include C. K. Prahalad and Anil Kakodkar. (22 items)
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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam ( (listen); 15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an aerospace scientist who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and raised in ...more
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Aamir Khan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan (pronounced [ˈaːmɪr ˈxaːn]; born 14 March 1965) is an Indian actor, director, filmmaker and television talk-show host. Through his career spanning over thirty years ...more
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Anil Kakodkar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Anil Kakodkar (born 11 November 1943) is an Indian nuclear physicist and mechanical engineer. He was the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India and the Secretary to the Government of ...more
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C. K. Prahalad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Coimbatore Krishnarao Prahalad (8 August 1941 – 16 April 2010) was the Paul and Ruth McCracken Distinguished University Professor of Corporate Strategy at University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross ...more
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E. C. George Sudarshan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Ennackal Chandy George Sudarshan (also known as E. C. G. Sudarshan; 16 September 1931 – 14 May 2018) was an Indian theoretical physicist and a professor at the University of Texas. Sudarshan has ...more
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G. Madhavan Nair is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
G. Madhavan Nair (born 31 October 1943) is the former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation and Secretary to the Department of Space, Government of India. He has also been the Chairman ...more
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Jagjit Singh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh Dhiman (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), popularly known as "The Ghazal King" or "King of Ghazals", was an Indian Ghazal singer, composer ...more
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Jayant Narlikar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Jayant Vishnu Narlikar (born 19 July 1938) is an Indian astrophysicist. He developed with Sir Fred Hoyle the conformal gravity theory, known as Hoyle–Narlikar theory. It synthesizes Albert ...more
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Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan (born 24 October 1940) is an Indian space scientist who headed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from 1994 to 2003. He is presently Chancellor of Central ...more
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M. T. Vasudevan Nair is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Madath Thekkepaattu Vasudevan Nair (born 9 August 1933), popularly known as MT, is an Indian author, screenplay writer and film director. He is a prolific and versatile writer in modern ...more
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Naseeruddin Shah is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Naseeruddin Shah (born 20 July 1949) is an Indian film and stage actor and director in the Hindi language film industry. He is considered among the finest actors of India and is a prominent ...more
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R. K. Narayan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami (10 October 1906 – 13 May 2001), was an Indian writer known for his works set in the fictional South Indian town of Malgudi. He was a leading author of ...more
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Raj Reddy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Dabbala Rajagopal "Raj" Reddy (born 13 June 1937) is an Indian-American computer scientist and a winner of the Turing Award. He is one of the early pioneers of Artificial Intelligence ...more
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Ratan Tata is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Ratan Naval Tata (born 28 December 1937) is an Indian industrialist, investor, philanthropist, and a former chairman of Tata Sons who serves as its chairman emeritus. He was also chairman of ...more
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S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Sathamangalam Ranga Iyengar Srinivasa Varadhan FRS (born 2 January 1940) is an Indian American mathematician who is known for his fundamental contributions to probability theory and in ...more
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Sai Paranjpye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Sai Parānjpye (born 19 March 1938) is an Indian movie director and screenwriter. She is the director of the award-winning movies Sparsh, Katha, Chasme Buddoor and Disha. She has written and ...more
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Satyajit Ray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Satyajit Ray (Bengali pronunciation: [ˈʃɔtːodʒit ˈrai̯] (listen); 2 May 1921 – 23 April 1992) was an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter, music composer, graphic artist, lyricist and author, widely ...more
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Shyam Benegal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Shyam Benegal (born 14 December 1934) is an Indian director and screenwriter. With his first four feature films Ankur (1973), Nishant (1975), Manthan (1976) and Bhumika (1977) he was part of a ...more
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Soumitra Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Soumitra Chatterjee or Soumitra Chattopadhyay (Shoumitro Chôttopaddhae; born 19 January 1935) is an Indian film and stage actor, reciter, poet and artist. He is best known for his ...more
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Sunil Bharti Mittal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Sunil Bharti Mittal (born 23 October 1957) is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur, philanthropist and the founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises, which has diversified interests in telecom, ...more
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Thomas Kailath is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Thomas Kailath (born June 7, 1935) is an electrical engineer, information theorist, control engineer, entrepreneur and the Hitachi America Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, at Stanford ...more
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Yash Pal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Padma Bhushan Winners List
Yash Pal (26 November 1926 – 24 July 2017) was an Indian scientist, educator and educationist. He was known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, as well as for being an ...more