Hi Aspirants.. It’s time to say goodbye to 2015. A new year is coming our way with lot’s of hope and freshness. At the outset Currentaffairs4examz wishes all our dear followers a great 2016 ahead.
Let’s have a look at the important Award/Prize winners of 2015. This will be very useful for upcoming competitive exams in 2016.
Nobel Prize Winners 2015
1) Nobel Peace Prize - Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
2) Literature - Svetlana Alexievich
3) Physics - Arthur B. McDonald & Takaaki Kajita
4) Chemistry - Paul L. Modrich, Tomas Lindahl and Aziz Sancar
5) Physiology or Medicine - William C. Campbell, Satoshi Omura & Tu Youyou
6) Economic Sciences - Angus Deaton
Man Booker Prize
1) Marlon James - For his book "A Brief History of Seven Killings"
Oscar Award 2015
1) Best Picture: Birdman
2) Best Actor : Eddie Redmayne for the film "The Theory of Everything"
3) Best Actress: Julianne Moore for the film "Still Alice"
4) Best Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for the film "Birdman".
National Film Awards 2015
1) Best Actor - Vijay (Nanu Avanalla Avalu -Kannada Film)
2) Best Actress - Kangana Ranaut (Queen - Hindi Film)
3) Best Feature Film - Court (Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati & English)
4) Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainment - Mary Kom (Hindi)
5) Best Direction - Srijit Mukherji (Chotushkone - Bengali Film)
Padma Award 2015
1) Padma Vibhushan - L. K. Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, Prakash Singh Badal, D. Veerendra Heggade, Mohammad Yusuf Khan alias Dilip Kumar, Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya, Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan, Kottayan K. Venugopal, Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan (Foreigner).
Jnanpith Award 2015
1) Winner - Raghuveer Chaudhari ( Gujarati writer)
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2015
1) Winner - Sania Mirza (Tennis)
Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2015
1) Winner - Shashi Kapoor
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