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Sonu Nigam dedicates his Padma Shri to his mother

Friday, January 28, 2022 • Hindi Comments
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Sonu Nigam dedicates his Padma Shri to his mother

In his long and illustrious career, popular playback singer Sonu Nigam has delivered numerous iconic and melodious songs. On the ocassion of Republic Day 2022, Government of India recognised his incredible contribution to the field of art by awarding him with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country.

Naturally, Sonu was quite elated about this new achievement and stated, "January 25 was a rather special day for me and my family. I’m very thankful to the Government of India for thinking of me as a deserving candidate and bestowing me the Padma Shri. My heartfelt thanks to all those who selected me and suggested my name for this prestigious honour. Der aaye durust aaye."

Giving his mother the credit of his success, the singer said, "I would also like to thank my mother, Shobha Nigam, and my father, Agam Kumar Nigam. In fact, I want to dedicate this award to my mother. Had she been here today, she would have cried a lot."

Sonu concluded by saying, "I would also take this opportunity to fold my hands before my gurus who have taught me so much. Whatever I know today is because of them and their blessings. Watching and listening to them has been a learning experience for me. My sincere gratitude to my friends and colleagues who have been a part of my journey, and my family who is my pillar of support."

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