Netizens Question Giving Padma Awards To Ekta Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar & Adnan Sami

Film producers Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor, actor-filmmaker Kangana Ranaut, and music composer Adnan Sami were among 61 Padma Shri awardees for the year 2020 who received the country's fourth-highest civilian honour on Monday at a ceremony held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi.

President Ram Nath Kovind presented Padma awards to 73 individuals, some posthumously. Of these, four were Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 61 Padma Shri awards for the year 2020, according to a statement issued by the President's office.

The people on Twitter are yet again divided with on one hand many congratulating the respective producers and actors who are the recipient of the prestigious award and on the other hand some questioning the integrity of the choice for the same.

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Let’s take a look at the reactions and the questions netizens are raising on social media, here: