Akshay Kumar And Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Awarded The Padma Shree
Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were awarded the top civilian honours, the Padma Shree, on the 60th year of the Indian republic day. The awards were given by the Government of India. Akshay has worked hard to make a place in the film industry for himself also reward the award. He had a great 2008 with multiple box office hits, but started off 2009 with Chandni Chowk To China, Made In China, CC2C (2009) , which did not meet the expectation and did not do well at the box office. Aishwarya will have her first Hollywood film, Pink Panther 2, The Next Pink Panther, The Pink Panther Deux (2009) release in India this year. Helen, the well known item girl with many great hits was also given the Padma Shree.