Prior to Neeraj Madhav, several actors including Kamal Haasan, Nasser, Mammootty, Mohanlal, Tovino Thomas, Parthiepan, Amala Paul and Shah Rukh Khan received it.
Neeraj won a historic silver at the World Championships last month with a throw of 88.13m as Arshad finished fifth after becoming the first Pakistani to qualify for the finals.
The injury and one-month rehabilitation will also mean that Chopra's season has virtually ended.
Javelin star likely to undergo rehabilitation process in Europe, hopeful of recovering in time for Lausanne Diamond League
Chopra had won a historic silver medal at the World Athletics Championship in Eugene on Sunday and suffered a strain in his groin during the competition.
Sundari Gardens, the upcoming film starring Neeraj Madhav and Aparna Balamurali, will directly premiere on the Sony Liv OTT platform, the makers announced recently.
German coach Klaus Bartonietz says Olympic champion's mental and physical preparation helped him overcome early jitters and clinch silver at World Championships.
The legendary Anju was the first Indian to win a medal -- bronze -- in the World Championships, back in the 2003 edition in Paris.
Congratulatory messages poured in from various quarters including Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, his deputy Dushyant Chautala and former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
The reigning Olympic champion admitted that his comeback from outside medal position midway into the final was 'challenging'.
Neeraj recorded a distance of 88.13m in his fourth attempt in the men's javelin throw final and secured the second position.
The 24-year-old Chopra, who had come into the showpiece as a hot medal favourite, produced a best throw of 88.13m to finish second.
With several world-class athletes emerging, especially after Chopra won a historic athletics gold in Tokyo Olympics last year, India would be looking for at least half a dozen medals at the CWG 2022.
Olympic gold medallist recorded 88.39m in his first throw to qualify for the final.
The 24-year-old Indian, a hot favourite for a medal, opened the men's javelin throw Group A qualification round and sent his spear to 88.39m for his third career-best throw.
A strong field awaits Chopra in the World Championships, where he will be seen in action, starting with the qualifiers on July 21.
Olympic javelin gold medallist is in a relaxed mind frame ahead of the Worlds that begins in Eugene from Friday
First throws are turning out to be diamonds for Neeraj Chopra. Perfection is what he is aiming for whenever he throws that spear in a competition.
The 24-year-old, Olympic champion javelin thrower is within touching distance of the coveted 90m mark, considered the gold standard in the world of javelin throw.
He bettered his earlier national record of 89.30m, which his spear had travelled while finishing second in the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland, on June 14.