Adnan Sami Khan, a singer and musician who renounced his Pakistani citizenship and adopted Indian nationality, has been awarded the highest civilian award ‘Padma Shri’ by the Indian government.
According to Indian media, a total of 73 personalities were awarded high prizes by the President of India in today’s ceremony, 61 of whom were awarded the fourth highest civil award of India, Padma Shri, including singer and musician Adnan Sami Khan. Were
President Kovind presents Padma Shri to Shri Adnan Sami Khan for Art. He is a world renowned and celebrated music composer, concert pianist, singer and actor. pic.twitter.com/8ybkPIqhJR— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 8, 2021
Singer and musician Adnan Sami Khan has been awarded the highest civilian award for his services to the world of music.
Other Padma Shri Award recipients include actress Kangana Ranaut, filmmaker Karan Johar and producer Ekta Kapoor.