Virat Kohli was today conferred with the Padma Shri Award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
|Kohli getting the award at Rashtapati Bhavan|
Besides Kohli, hockey captain PR Sreejesh and Rio Olympic silver medallist Sakshi Malik and gymnast Dipa Karmakar and fourth other sportspersons were conferred with the prestigious award.
Kohli Tweeted "What an absolute honor and a memorable day to receive the Padma Shri award from the President of India. God's been kind. ðŸ˜‡ðŸ˜‡ðŸ˜‡Jai Hind "
Kohli has been in outstanding form over the last year, scoring runs across all formats. He smashed 1215 runs in Test cricket in 2016 and became the first man to slam double hundreds in four successive series.
Virat Kohli gets Padma Shri at Rashtrapati Bhavan
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