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Who among the following was honoured with the 2018 Padma Bhushan award in the field of art-music?
1. Sharda Sinha
2. Kaifi Azmi
3. Gulzar
4. Javed Akhtar

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Sharda Sinha

The correct answer is Sharda Sinha.

  • Sharda Sinha was honoured with the 2018 Padma Bhushan award in the field of art-music.

  • Sharda Sinha:
    • ​She is a Maithili-language folk-singer
    • She sings in Bhojpuri and Magahi languages too.
    • She was honoured with the Padma Bhushan award in the year 2018 in the field of art-music.
    • She was honoured with the Padma Shri in the year 1991.
  • Padma Bhushan:
    • The award is given for distinguished service of a high order in any field, including service rendered by government servants.
    • It is the third-highest civilian honour in India.
    • It was first awarded in 1954.

  • Kaifi Azmi was an urdu poet.
  • Gulzar was a lyricist, poet, author, screenwriter, and film director.
    • His real name was Sampooran Singh Kalra.
    • He was awarded the Padma Bhushan award in the year 2004.
  • Javed Akhtar is a poet, lyricist, screenwriter and political activist. 
    • He was awarded the Padma Bhushan award in the year 2007.

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