Posted on March 15, 2016 at 9:13 pm

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Ajay Devgn's flying all the way from Bulgaria to Receive his Padma Shri Award!

When one mentions an actor who always sticks to his word, the first name in one’s mind may just be Ajay Devgn!  The actor who is currently knee deep shooting in Bulgaria for his next ambitious directorial venture Shivaay with the entire team, will specially fly down to Delhi to receive the prestigious Padma Shri Award that’s been bestowed upon him!  The Padma Shri (also Padmashree) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan.

Ajay Devgn

Ajay will be wrapping up his shoot on time and will reach directly to Delhi on 28th March to receive the award.  Earlier upon the announcement, Ajay Devgn had said in a statement,

“I feel deeply humbled yet elated to receive such honor from my own country. This announcement today makes it special for me when I’m filming abroad for my new film “Shivaay”. I’d like to acknowledge that Padma Samman puts an extra responsibility on me and I promise to serve my country for as long as I can.”

Congratulations Ajay on this huge honor!