NEW DELHI: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was conferred Padma Vibhushan by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several Union Ministers.

The Bachchan family, including Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, granddaughter Aradhya, daughter Shweta Bachchan, was also present at the award ceremony.

Along with Big B, Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan and filmmaker Jahnu Barua were also conferred with the prestigious award.

Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan was honoured with the award for his work in science and engineering.