Deepika Padukone is on cloud 9 as her dad has been bestowed with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by the Badminton Association of India today. The Vice President of India presented the award to Prakash Padukone.
Deepika Padukone, sister Anisha Padukone and mother Ujala Padukone accompanied Prakash Padukone at the event, held in Delhi. Ace badminton player PV Sindhu was also present at this special occasion. She congratulated the Indian badminton legend Prakash Padukone by posting a heartfelt message on Instagram. Sindhu also shared a picture, where she is seen posing with the Padukone family.
She captioned the image saying, ”Many congratulations to #prakashpadukone sir for Lifetime achievement award and also had a lovely time with the family n with one of my favourite @deepikapadukone #lovelymoments#selfietime#favorite#deepikapadukone #lifetimeachievementaward#prakashsir#.”
Sindhu had won the silver medal at the World Badminton Championships 2017. Speaking on this, Prakash Padukone had said, “I would personally consider this as the best ever performance by an Indian sportsperson (Male/Female) in the history of Indian Sports even though Sindhu finished runner-up in the event.”
He had further said, “Sindhu showed tremendous amount of grit, determination, fighting qualities, never say die attitude and stamina in a nail biting encounter. Both players displayed very high quality of Badminton and never gave up till the end.”
Meanwhile, Deepika looked extremely regal in a peach colored silk saree. She opted for a low bun and exquisite jewelry to complete her look. Ujala Padukone and Anisha Padukone also sported traditional attires and the three beamed with pride as Prakash Padukone received the Award.