Celebrity Rajinikanth shall be conferred with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award this yr.Asserting the identical on Thursday (April 1), the Info and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted, “Completely satisfied to announce #Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2019 to one of many best actors in historical past of Indian cinema Rajnikant ji His contribution as actor, producer and screenwriter has been iconic I thank Jury @ashabhosle @SubhashGhai1@Mohanlal@Shankar_Live #BiswajeetChatterjee.”
As per the tweet, the jury members included veteran singer Asha Bhosle, Shankar Mahadevan, actors Mohanlal and Biswajeet and director Subhash Ghai.
Completely satisfied to announce #Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2019 to one of many best actors in historical past of Indian cinema Rajnikant ji
His contribution as actor, producer and screenwriter has been iconic
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) April 1, 2021
Notably, Rajinikanth is the 12th South Indian to be honoured with the award after Dr Rajkumar, Akkineni Nageshwar Rao, Okay Balachander, Sivaji Ganesan, Nagi Reddy, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, D Ramanaidu and Okay Viswanath among the many others.
Properly, zillion followers and followers of the actor who’re extremely elated with the information are actually sending needs to their idol fondly referred to as ‘Thalaiva’ (Chief), for his huge win. A number of celebrities from the trade together with Kamal Haasan have additionally wished the actor for receiving one in all India’s highest movie honours.
உயரிய விருதான தாதா சாகேப் பால்கே விருது உச்ச நட்சத்திரமும் என் மனதிற்கு இனிய நண்பருமான ரஜினிகாந்திற்கு அறிவிக்கப்பட்டிருப்பது பெரும் மகிழ்வளிக்கிறது. திரையில் தோன்றுவதன் மூலமே ரசிகர்களை வென்றெடுத்துவிட முடியும் என்பதை நிரூபித்த ரஜினிக்கு இந்த விருது 100% பொருத்தம்.
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) April 1, 2021
Notably, the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award was presupposed to be introduced final yr however was postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and the following lockdown.
On the work entrance, Rajinikanth is at present busy taking pictures for Kollywood movie with Annaatthe with Siva. Backed by Solar Footage, the movie will function Nayanthara and Keerthy Suresh as feminine leads.