Awards And Honours Current Affairs 2017

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Awards And Honours Current Affairs

Awards And Honours Current Affairs 2017  Awards in India:

Here are some awards which are given to the celebrities in India:

Award Type Name of Awards
Music Awards Music director, lyricists, male/female vocalists, song of the year and album of the year
Sports Awards MAKA Award, Dronacharya Award,Dhyan Chand Award,Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Civilian Award Bharat Ratna, Padma Vubhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri
Literacy Awards Ananda Purashkar, The Hindu Literary Prize,The Rabindra Puraskar and Vayalar Awards
Gallantry Awards Param Vir Chakra, Vir Chakra and Mahavir Chakra
Bollywood Awards Filmfare Awards, OSCAR, Best Film, Best Male Debut, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, Best Comedian, Best Villain, Dadasaheb Phalke Award





Awards and prizes are categorized in many types such as Sports, Civilian, Gallantry, Television etc. Mostly these awards are given on the basis of performance and skills of Indian celebrities’ like-actors, cricketers, Writers, Singers, Directors etc.

Latest Achievements of India:




All the latest achievements related to any Indian Celebrity is cover in this section. From below you may get all the latest happenings and news related to prizes and honors which are received or will receive in the session 2017.

Padma Vibhushan: It is the second highest civilian award. It is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service.

Name Field State
K J Yesudas Art-Music Kerala
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Others-Spiritualism Tamil Nadu
Sharad Pawar Public Affairs Maharashtra
Murli Manohar Joshi Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh
Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao Science & Engineering Karnataka
Sunder Lal Patwa (Posthumous) Public Affairs Madhya Pradesh
PA Sangma (Posthumous) Public Affairs Meghalaya

 

Padma Bhushan: It is the third highest civilian award. It is awarded for distinguished service of high order.

Name Field State
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Art-Music Rajasthan
Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad Dwivedi Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh
Tehemton Udwadia Medicine Maharashtra
Shri Ratna Sundar Maharaj Others-Spiritualism Gujarat
Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati Others-Yoga Bihar
H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner) Literature & Education Thailand
Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous) Literature & Education –Journalism Tamil Nadu

Padma Shri: It is the third highest civilian award. It is awarded for distinguished service of high order.

Name Field State
Basanti Bisht Art-Music Uttarakhand
Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair Art-Dance Kerala
Aruna Mohanty Odisha
Bharathi Vishnuvardhan Art-Cinema Karnataka
Sadhu Meher Odisha
T K Murthy Art-Music Tamil Nadu
Laishram Birendrakumar Singh Manipur
Krishna Ram Chaudhary Uttar Pradesh
Baoa Devi Art-Painting Bihar
Tilak Gitai Rajasthan
Dr. Prof. Aekka Yadagiri Rao Art-Sculpture Telangana
Jitendra Haripal Art-Music Odisha
Kailash Kher Maharashtra
Parassala B Ponnammal Kerala
Sukri Bommagowda Karnataka
Mukund Nayak Jharkhand
Purushottam Upadhyay Gujarat
Anuradha Paudwal Maharashtra
Wareppa Naba Nil Art-Theatre Manipur
Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary Civil Service Telangana
T.K. Viswanathan Haryana
Kanwal Sibal Delhi
Birkha Bahadur Limboo Muringla Literature & Education Sikkim
Eli Ahmed Assam
Narendra Kohli Delhi
Prof. G. Venkatasubbiah Karnataka
Akkitham Achyuthan Namboothiri Kerala
Kashi Nath Pandita Jammu & Kashmir
Chamu Krishna Shastry Delhi
Harihar Kripalu Tripathi Uttar Pradesh
Michel Danino Tamil Nadu
Punam Suri Delhi
VG Patel Gujarat
V Koteswaramma Andhra Pradesh
Balbir Dutt Literature & Education-Journalism Jharkhand
Bhawana Somaaya Literature & Education-Journalism Maharashtra
Vishnu Pandya Literature & Education-Journalism Gujarat
Dr. Subroto Das Medicine Gujarat
Dr. (Smt.) Bhakti Yadav Madhya Pradesh
Dr. Mohammed Abdul Waheed Telangana
Dr. Madan Madhav Godbole Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Devendra Dayabhai Patel Gujarat
Prof. Harkishan Singh Chandigarh
Dr. Mukut Minz Chandigarh
Arun Kumar Sharma Others-Archaeology Chhattisgarh
Sanjeev Kapoor Others-Culinary Maharashtra
Meenakshi Amma Others-Martial Art Kerala
Genabhai Dargabhai Patel Others-Agriculture Gujarat
Chandrakant Pithawa Science & Engineering Telangana
Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray West Bengal
Chintakindi Mallesham Andhra Pradesh
Jitendra Nath Goswami Assam
Daripalli Ramaiah Social Work Telangana
Girish Bhardwaj Karnataka
Karimul Hak West Bengal
Bipin Ganatra West Bengal
Nivedita Raghunath Bhide Tamil Nadu
Appasaheb Dharmadhikari Maharashtra
Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal Punjab
Virat Kohli Sports-Cricket Delhi
Shekar Naik Karnataka
Vikasa Gowda Sports-Discus Throw Karnataka
Deepa Malik Sports-Athletics Haryana
Mariyappan Thangavelu Tamil Nadu
Dipa Karmakar Sports-Gymnastics Tripura
P R Shreejesh Sports-Hockey Kerala
Sakshi Malik Sports-Wrestling Haryana
Mohan Reddy Venkatrama Bodanapu Trade & Industry Telangana
Imrat Khan (NRI/PIO) Art-Music USA
Anant Agarwal (NRI/PIO) Literature & Education USA
H.R. Shah (NRI/PIO) Literature & Education-Journalism USA
Suniti Solomon(Posthumous) Medicine Tamil Nadu
Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya (Posthumous) Others-Archaeology West Bengal
Dr. Mapuskar (Posthumous) Social Work Maharashtra
Anuradha Koirala (Foreigner) Nepal

 

62nd Filmfare Awards:

The grand Annual 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards event organised by the Filmfare magazine was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It honored the best Indian films of the year 2016. Dangal was adjudged as the Best film. Neerja and Kapoor & Sons with 5 awards each were the film wining highest number of awards.

Awards in various categories are

  • Best Actor: Aamir Khan (Dangal)
  • Best Actress: Alia Bhatt (Udta Punjab)
  • Best Film: Dangal
  • Best Director: Nitesh Tiwari (Dangal)
  • Lifetime Achievement: Shatrughan Sinha
  • Best Debut Director: Ashwini Iyer Tiwari (Nil Battey Sannata)

Critics Award for Best Film:

  • Best Supporting Actor: Rishi Kapoor (Kapoor & Sons)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Shabana Azmi (Neerja)
  • Best Male Debut: Diljit Dosanjh (Udta Punjab)
  • Best Female Debut: Ritika Singh (Saala Khadoos)
  • Best Singer (male): Arijit Singh (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
  • Best Singer (female): Neha Bhasin (Sultan)
  • Best Music Director: Pritam (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
  • Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)

 

Recent National and international Awards 2017

Name of the Award Recipient
Lifetime Achievement Award at Dubai International Film Festival Rekha (Veteran actress)
The world’s third largest startup base India (US and UK stands in the first and second position respectively)
Rio Paralympics silver medalist, who honored with Rs. 4 crore cash reward by P Narendra Modi Deepa Malik
German Green Talent Award Shamik Chowdhury (Indian researcher)
Prestigious award for outstanding work in the field of e-governance at the ‘State of the States Conclave 2016’ Haryana government
The highest-paid woman in music for 2016 in Forbes’ annual list. Taylor Swift
Rashtriya Kalidas Samman by Madhya Pradesh Government Raj Bisaria and Banshi Kaul
Australian of the Year Local Hero’ award 2017 Tejinder Pal
La Liga’s best player for 2015-16 season Cristiano Ronaldo
Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award Amitav Ghosh
Reporters without Borders (RSF)-TV5 Monde prize’ Hadi Abdullah
Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance for year 2016 Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at the ATP awards Roger Federer
Uttarakhand Ratna award Harish Rawat (Uttarakhand Chief Minister)
Goldsmiths Prize Mike McCormack (Solar Bones author)
‘Doodle 4 Google’ 2016 contest Anvita Prashant Telang ( fromPune )
Global Citizen Award Imtiaz Sooliman
Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award 2016 Gulzar (Lyricist-writer)
World’s best airline for the 4th consecutive year Air New Zealand
The oldest woman to Space Peggy Whitson (NASA astronaut, at an age of 56 years)
Winner of SumitraCharat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music. Pt Hari Prasad Chourasia (Noted flautist)
Winner of the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, by the Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation.)
‘Artist of the Year’ at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs) Ariana Grande (Singer)
‘Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock’ at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs) Selena Gomez
‘Video of the Year’ award at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs) Justin Bieber (for his track ‘Sorry’)
first World Sanskrit Award Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Princess of Thailand)
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea Captain Radhika Menon
International Press Freedom Award Malini Subramaniam (Indian Journalist, for her reporting from the Naxal-infested Bastar area)
Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize Akshaya Mukul (Senior journalist, for his book “Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India”)
Winner of 10th Asia Pacific Screen Award in Best Actor Category Manoj Bajpayee (Bollywood actor)
Winner of at the prestigious UNESCO Salon Youth Video Competition 2016 ‘Magical Piano’, a short film by the Toonz Media Group (Dr Avaneesh, Head of Development, Toonz Media Group received the award from Salon Films Chairman Fred Wang)
Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) ‘Distinguished Indologist’ Award Prof. Yu Long Yu (Chinese professor)
Golden Peacock award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) Iranian film “Daughter” (directed by Reza Mirkarimi)

 

List of Arjuna Awards Winners:

Name Sports
Ajinkya Rahane Cricket
Amit Kumar Wrestling
Apurvi Chandela Shooting
Gurpreet Singh Shooting
Sandeep Singh Maan Para Atheletics
Shiva Thapa Boxing
Sourav Kothari Billiards & Snooker
Soumyajit Ghosh Table Tennis
Ritu Rani Hockey
Subrata Pal Football
Rajat Chauhan Archery
Raghunath Vokkaliga Hockey
Lalita Babar Athletics
Virender Singh Wrestling
Vinesh Phogat Wrestling

List of Dhronacharya Awards Winners:

Name Sports
Shri Nagapuri Ramesh Athletics
Shri Sagar Mal Dhayal Boxing
Shri Raj Kumar Sharma Cricket
Shri Bishweshwar Nandi Gymnastics
Shri S. Pradeep Kumar Swimming (Lifetime)
Shri Mahabir Singh Wrestling (Lifetime)

National Bravery Awards:

Name Award
Abhijit KV General National Bravery Award
Bhimsen
Beedhovan
Joena Chakbraborty
Chongtham Kuber Meitei
Maurice Yengkhom
Sarwanand Saha
Muhammad Shamnad
Shivampet Ruchitha
Mohit Mahdenrda Dalvi
Vaibhav Ramesh Ghangare
Nilesh Revaram Bhil
Sai Krishna Akhil Kilambi
Dishant Mehndiratta
Anandu Dillep
Kashish Dhanani
Nithin Philip Mathew
Shivansh Singh Bharat Award
Gaurav Kawduji Sahastrabuddhe
Abinash Mishra General National Bravery Award
Angelica Tynsong
Arjun Singh Sanjay Chopra Award
Aromal SM Bapu Gaidhani Award
Ramdinthara
Rakeshbhai Shanabhai Patel





The Asian Awards:

Name Award
Mother Teresa Founder’s Award
Anil Agarwal Entrepreneur of the Year
Shri Prakash Lohia Business Leader of the Year
Son-Heung-Min Outstanding Achievement in Sports
Naughty Boy Outstanding Achievement in Music
Kunal Nayyar Outstanding Achievement in Television
Shuji Nakamura Outstanding Achievement in Science and Technology
Asif Khapadia Outstanding Achievement in Cinema
Osman Yousefzada Outstanding Achievement in Art & Design
Rami Ranger Outstanding Contribution to the Community
Vikram  patel Chivas Social Entrepreneur of the Year





Nobel Prize:

Field Name Contribution
Physics David J. Thouless; Duncan Haldane; and John M. Kosterlitz Theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter
Chemistry Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa  Design and synthesis of molecular machines”
Physiology or medicine Yoshinori ohsumi Discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy
Literature Bob dylan new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition
Peace Juan manuel santos Resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end.
Economics Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström Contract theory

 

58th Annual Grammy Awards:

Category Name
Record of the Year Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Album of the Year Taylor Swift, 1989
Best New Artist Taylor Swift, 1989
Best Rock Performance Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Best Musical Theater Album Hamilton
Song of the Year Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best Country Album Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Best Rap Album Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, The Silver Lining:The Songs of Jerome Kern
Best Pop Solo Performance Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best Rap Song Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Best Alternative Music Album Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Best Rock Album Muse, Drones
Best Rap Performance Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Best Rock Song Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Best R&B Album D’Angelo and the Vanguard, Black Messiah
Best Urban Contemporary Album The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness
Best R&B Performance The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
Best R&B Song D’Angelo and The Vanguard, “Really Love”
Best Traditional R&B Performance Lalah Hathaway, “Little Ghetto Boy”
Best Dance/Electronic Album Skrillex and Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü
Best Dance Recording Skrillex and Diplo With Justin Bieber,“Where Are Ü Now”
Best Music Video Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”
Best Country Duo/Group Performance Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Best Country Song Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Best Music Film Amy Winehouse, Amy
Best Rap/Song Collaboration Common & John Legend, “Glory”
Best Pop Vocal Album Taylor Swift, 1989
Best Country Solo Performance Chris Stapleton, “Traveller”
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album Tobymac, This Is Not a Test
Best Roots Gospel Album The Fairfield Four, Still Rockin’ My Soul
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album Pitbull, Dale
Best Latin Pop Album Ricky Martin, A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition)
Best Comedy Album Louis C.K., Live at Madison Square Garden
Best Spoken Word Album Jimmy Carter, A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety
Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Birdman
Best Gospel Album Israel & Newbreed, Covered: Alive Is Asia [Live](Deluxe)
Best Gospel Performance/Song Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy?”
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song Francesca Battistelli, “Holy Spirit”
Best Contemporary Classical Composition Stephen Paulus, Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances
Best Classical Solo Vocal Album Joyce DiDonato and Antonio Pappano, Joyce & Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall
Best Classical Instrumental Solo Augustin Hadelich, “Dutilleux: Violin Concerto,L’Arbre Des Songes”
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance Eighth Blackbird, “Filament”
Best Choral Performance Charles Bruffy, “Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil”
Best Opera Recording Saito Kinen Orchestra; SKF Matsumoto Chorus &
SKF Matsumoto Children’s Chorus, “Ravel: L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade”
Producer of the Year, Classical Judith Sherman
Best New Age Album Paul Avgerinos, Grace
Best Surround Sound Album Roger Waters, Amused to Death
Best Orchestral Performance Boston Symphony Orchestra,“Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphony No. 10”
Best Classical Compendium Giancarlo Guerrero, Paulus: Three Places of Enlightenment; Veil of Tears & Grand Concerto
Best Regional Roots Music Album Jon Cleary, Go Go Juice
Best Folk Album Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Best Blues Album Buddy Guy, Born to Play Guitar
Best Bluegrass Album The Steeldrivers, The Muscle Shoals Recordings
Best Americana Album Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free
Best American Roots Song Jason Isbell, “24 Frames”
Best American Roots Performance Mavis Staples, “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”
Best Tropical Latin Album Rubén Blades With Roberto Delgado & Orchestra,Son De Panamá
Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano) Los Tigres Del Norte,Realidades – Deluxe Edition
Best Children’s Album Tim Kubart, Home
Best World Album Angélique Kidjo, Sings
Best Reggae Album Morgan Heritage, Strictly Roots
Best Latin Jazz Album Eliane Elias, Made in Brazil
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Maria Schneider, The Thompson Fields
Best Jazz Instrumental Album John Scofield, Past Present
Best Jazz Vocal Album Cécile McLorin Salvant, For One to Love
Best Surround Sound Album James Guthrie and Joel Plante, Amused To Death
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars,
“Uptown Funk (Dave Audé Remix)”
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Best Historical Album Various artists;
The Basement Tapes Complete:
The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package Various Artists, The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32)
Best Album Notes Joni Mitchell, Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet,
A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced
Best Recording Package Sarah Dodds, Shauna Dodds & Dick Reeves;
Asleep at the Wheel, Still the King:
Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals Maria Schneider, “Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)”
Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella Avi Kaplin, Kirstin Taylor, Kevin K.O. Olusola; “Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy”
Best Instrumental Composition Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, “The Afro Latin Jazz Suite”
MusiCares Person of the Year Lionel Richie

 

Sahitya Akademi Awards Winner Lists:

Name of the Author Title Contribution Language
Gita Upadhyay Janmabhumi Mero Swadesh Novel Nepali
Jerry Pinto Em and the big Hoom English
Nasira Sharma Paarijat Hindi
Boluwaru Mohammad Kunhi Swatantryada Ota Kannada
Edwin J.F.D’souza Kale Bhangar Konkani
Papineni Sivasankar Rajanigandha Poetry Telegu
Nand Javeri Akhar Katha Sindhi
Jnan Pujari Meghmalar Bhraman Assamese
Gobinda Chandra Majhi Nalha Santali
Anju (Anjali Narzary) Ang Maboroi Dong Dasong Bodo
Prabha Varma Shyamamadhavam Malayalam
Kamal Vora Anekek Gujarati
Sitanath Acharya Kavyanirjhari Sanskrit
Aziz Hajini Aane Khane Criticism Kashmiri
Nizam Siddiqui Mabad-e-Jadidiat Se Naye Ahed Ki Takhliqiyat Tak Urdu
Shyam Darihare Barki Kaki at Hotmail Dot Com Short Stories Maithili
Paramita Satpathy Prapti Odia
Moirangthem Rajen Cheptharaba Eshingpun Manipuri
Chhatrapal Cheta Dogri
Vannadhasan Oru Siru Isai Tamil
Bulaki Sharma Muradjat Ar Dujee Kahaniyan Short Stories Rajasthani
Asaram Lomate Aalok Marathi
Swarajbir Masia Di Raat Play Punjabi
Nrisinghaprasad Bhaduri Mahabharrater Astadashi Essays Bengali

 

 

 



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