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First Awardees of Various Awards

First Awardees of Various Awards


BHARAT RATNA
1st Indian to be awarded the Bharat Ratna
C Rajagopalachari
1st Bharat Ratna Awardee to become the President of India
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
1st person to be awarded the Bharat Ratna posthumously
Lal Bahadur Shastri
1st Scientist to be awarded the Bharat Ratna
CV Raman
1st and only Industrialist to be awarded the Bharat Ratna
JRD Tata
1st woman to be awarded the Bharat Ratna
Mrs. Indira Gandhi
1st sportsperson to be awarded the Bharat Ratna
Sachin Tendulkar



LITERARY AWARDS
1st Indian to be awarded the Nobel prize in literature
Rabindranath Tagore
1st recipient of Bhartiya Jnanpith award
G Sankara Kurup
1st recipient of Sahitya Akademi Award for English
RK Narayan
1st person to receive Nobel prize for English literature
Rudyard Kipling
1st Indian to receive the Booker prize (British citizen)
Salman Rushdie
1st Indian woman (and also first Indian citizen) to receive the Booker prize
Arundhati Roy
1st Indian to receive the Pulitzer prize (Reporting category)
Gobind Behari Lal



SPORTS AWARDS
1st recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Viswanathan Anand
1st woman recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Karnam Malleshwari
1st recipient of Dhyanchand Lifetime Achievement Award
Aparna Ghosh
1st cricket player to be awarded the Arjuna Award
Salim Durrani




AWARDS IN THE FIELD OF SCIENCE
1st Indian scientist to be awarded the Nobel prize
CV Raman
1st person to receive Nobel prize for Physics
William K Roentgen
1st woman to receive the Nobel prize
Madame Curie (1903)



GALLANTRY AWARDS
1st winner of Param Vir Chakra
Major Somnath Sharma
1st and only Air Force person to receive the Param Vir Chakra
Flying Officer Nirmaljit Shekhon
1st woman to receive the Ashoka Chakra
Neerja Bhanot (1987)



FOREIGN AWARDS
1st Indian to be awarded the Nishan-e-Pakistan
Morarjee Desai
1st Indian to be awarded Magsaysay Award
Vinoba Bhave



FILM AWARDS
1st winner of Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Devika Rani
1st winner of Filmfare best actor award
Dilip Kumar
1st winner of Filmfare best actress award
Meena Kumari
1st Hindi film to win the National film Award
Mirza Ghalib (1954)
1st film to win the Best Film Academy Award (Oscar)
Wings (1927-28)




OTHER AWARDS
1st recipient of Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
U Thant (1965)
1st recipient of Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development
Parliamentarians for Global Action(1986)
1st recipient of Outstanding Parliamentarian Award
Shri Chandrashekhar (1995)
1st recipient of Gandhi Peace Prize (Govt of India Award)
Julius Nyerere (1995)
1st recipient of World Food Prize instituted By Norman Borlaug (Father of Green Revolution)
MS Swaminathan (Father of Green Revolution in India ), 1987
1st recipient of Communal Harmony Award (Individual)
Asghar Ali Engineer, 1997
1st recipient of Communal Harmony Award (Organisation)
Quami Ekta Trust, 1997
1st recipient of Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony
Pt. Ravi Shankar, 2012
1st Asian recipient of Hoover Medal (America's prestigious award for outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity)
APJ Abdul Kalam, 2008
1st recipient of VK Krishna Menon Award (instituted by London based VK Krishna Menon Foundation)
Former CJI KG Balakrishnan


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