Hon'ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bollywood Fraternity congratulated him.
Padma Shri Manoj Kumar- Legendary Thespian of India has been felicitated by World Book of Records, London with WBR Golden Era of Bollywood honour for being a Legendary Actor and for his unparalleled contribution to Indian cinema through highlighting patriotic, social, cultural feelings in Hindi cinema. Earlier, Padma Vibhushan Dilip Kumar (Legendary actor) was also felicitated with such an honour. The certificate of Honour was presented to Shri Manoj Kumar Jee by Shri Santosh Shukla, Supreme Court, Advocate (President World Book of Records), Mr. Usman Khan (Vice President, World Book of Records, India) and Prof. (Dr) Rajeev Sharma (Educationist). On this occasion, Smt. Shashi Goswami and Shri Kunal Goswami were present.
Significally, being an Indian actor, who is among the most honoured and popular stars in film history. You are known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes, and have been given the nickname Bharat Kumar. In 1992, you were honoured by with the Padma Shri by the Government of India. India's highest award in cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke Award, was bestowed upon him in 2015. You are remembered for versatile performances in films like Hariyali aur Raasta, Who Kaun Thi, Himalaya ki God Mein, Do Badan, Upkar, Patthar ke Sanam, Neel Kamal, Purab aur Pashchim, Beimaan, Roti Kapda aur Makan, Dus Numbari, Sanyaasi and Kranti.
On Being recognized by World Book of Records, London (UK), Padma Shri Manoj Kumar was congratulated by Shri Narendra Modi (Minister of India), Shri Uddhav Thackeray (Chief Minister - Maharashtra), Smt Lata Mangashker (Legendary Playback Singer), Film Stars including Shri Dharmendra, Shri Amitabh Bachchan , Shri Prem Chopra, Waheeda Rehman, Saira Banu, Asha Parekh, Shri Jeetendra , Shri Virendra Sharma (Member of parliament, England), Dr. Diwakar Sukul(chairman, World Book of Records, London) and other dignitaries from international Scenario.