Guest of Honour
- Mr. P. Upendra
- (Union Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting)
- Mr. K. P. Unnikrishnan
- (Union Minister of State for Surface Transport)
- Mr. Shivraj Patil
- (Deputy Speaker Lok Sabha)
- Mr. Ajit Kumar Panja
Priyadarshni Academy’s internationally recognised Global Awards for the year 1988 honours the following eminent personalities who have made significant contributions in their respective fields.
Mr. Nana Chudasama, Sheriff of Mumbai & Social worker. Receiving the Afforestation Award from Mr. Shivraj Patil.
Fr. Joe Pereria,Kripa Foundation & Rehabilitation Centre for Drug and Narcotics Addicted. Receiving the Award for contribution to Prevention of Drug Addiction from Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh.
Mr. Mohanbhai Patel, former Sheriff of Mumbai. Receiving the Education Award from Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh.
Mr. Sudesh Bhosle, Popular Playback Singer. Receiving the Kishore Kumar Memorial Award for Music from Mr. Shivraj Patil.
Mr. D. M. Sukhtankar, former Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra. Receiving the Public Service Award from Mr. Shivraj Patil.
Smt. Rani Hiranand, Excellent Fund Raiser, Hong Kong. Receiving the Overseas Indian Award from Ms. Hema Malin
Mr. C. R. Mhamane, Leading Social worker. Receiving the National Integration Award from Mr. Shivraj Patil.
Ms. Hema Malini, renowned Film Actress and Classical Dancer. Receiving the Felicitation Trophy from Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh
Padma Bhushan Dr. B. K. Goyal, Eminent Cardiologist. Receiving the Felicitation Trophy from Mr. Sushilkumar Shinde.
Padma Bhushan Mr. R. K. Laxman, renowned Political Cartoonist.