Eminent lyricist Prasoon Joshi, who has penned the anthem for Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, today said he is honoured to be chosen for the Padma Shri.
The 43-year-old screenwriter and advertising guru is happy for getting recognition in the form of the fourth highest civilian award of the country.
“When years of hard work gets recognised especially by the government one feels humbled and motivated. Amongst my other awards this honour is the most special because it would mean a lot to my parents and elders in the family and make them happy.
“I want to thank our government and the committee who thought my work as a Writer in the field of poetry, cinema and communication is worthy of this prestigious recognition,” Prasoon said.