Mithun Chakraborty Honored with Padma Bhushan Award

23rd April 2024- Renowned actor Mithun Chakraborty, affectionately known as Mithun da by his fans, was honoured with the prestigious Padma Bhushan award, the third-highest civilian award in India. The award was presented to him by the President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi, in the esteemed presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and other distinguished dignitaries.

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Mithun Chakraborty while receiving the Award

Mithun Da embarked on his illustrious film career with his debut movie “Mrigaya” in 1976, for which he received the National Film Award, marking the beginning of a remarkable journey. Throughout his prolific career, he has graced the silver screen with his talent, featuring in numerous regional films across various languages. His captivating performances have left audiences spellbound, whether in iconic films like “Tahader Katha” or “Swami Vivekananda,” both of which also earned him the esteemed National Film Award. With a total of three National Awards to his credit, Mithun Chakraborty continues to captivate hearts with his charismatic acting and enduring legacy in the Indian film industry.

Beyond his prowess as an actor, Mithun Da has also established himself as a phenomenal dancer, captivating audiences with iconic songs like “Disco Dancer” and “Jimmy Jimmy.” His infectious energy and fluid dance moves have left an indelible mark on the world of Indian cinema. Moreover, in his latest venture, “Kashmir Files,” Mithun da astonished audiences once again with his extraordinary portrayal of Vivek Agnihotri. His stellar performance in the film showcased his versatility as an actor, reaffirming his status as a true legend of the industry.

The Padma Bhushan is one of the most prestigious and esteemed awards in India, recognized as the third-highest civilian award. Established in 1954, it is bestowed upon individuals from diverse fields in recognition of their exceptional contributions to society, equivalent to public service. Recipients of the Padma Bhushan are honoured for their outstanding achievements and significant impact across various domains, ranging from arts and literature to science and social welfare.

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