“Been waiting for long to get this”, says Suresh Wadkar after receiving Padma Shri award!

12th Nov, 2021

On 8th November 2021, the President of India hosted the prestigious Padma Awards ceremony. Seemingly, around 119 people were felicitated by President Ram Nath Kovind in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Among the awardees was veteran singer Suresh Wadkar who was honoured with the Padma Shri award and he has been speechless with the felicitation. Speaking about the same, Wadkar specified that he has been waiting eagerly for this award and is really happy to receive it.

Sharing his thrilling moments, Wadkar revealed, “It feels really special to receive the award under the tenures of Modi Ji and President Ram Nath Govind Ji. It's a big thing for me. I am extremely happy. I have been waiting for a long time to get this award and now I have finally received it”. 

For the infromation, Suresh Wadkar has been entertaining the viewers with his music for over 45 years now. Talking about his journey he told, “I feel blessed on getting opportunities to work with big makers in the industry. There's no bigger achievement than people's love. Luckily, I have been able to achieve that through my work. It's every artist's dream to receive this award. I started singing from the age of 4 and till now have sung 30,000 to 40,000 songs”.