Monday, January 28, 2013

S Janaki rejects the Padma award

S Janaki
Well known playback singer S Janaki has declined the Padma Bhushan award, which was announced recently. She has stated that she is indeed happy that the government has chosen her for the award but she feels that it has come so late in her life.

According to the 78-year-old singer, she was not interested in the Padma honours and would accept only a Bharat Ratna.

S Janaki has been a prolific singer and has sung in all the south Indian languages. She has won four national awards.


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