Vidya Balan was rightfully delighted to awarded at the ceremony and said it was a proud moment. According to Indian Express, she said, ““I’m thrilled. I’m overjoyed. I’m overwhelmed. I’m honoured. I’m humbled…! I’m running out of words to express my feelings and gratitude”.
Kamal Haasan also spoke on the occasion, “Proud to be an Indian. India is a country with great talents in various many fields. While legions await to be honoured, I am honoured that I have been chosen for Padma Bhushan by my government”.
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