Rajinikanth to be conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Award
MUMBAI [Maha Media]: Megastar Rajnikanth will be conferred with the prestigious 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar in a press conference on Thursday (April 1).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also greeted Rajnikanth.'' He wrote in his tweet: "Famous, different roles and a permanent personality over generations... Rajinikanth is all for you. It is a matter of great pleasure that Thalaiva has been honored with the Dada Saheb Phalke Award. A lot of good wishes to him.”
Dadasaheb Phalke Awards are managed by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The award is considered to be one the most prestigious one for people in cinema.
Rajnikanth last appeared in the 2020 Tamil action-thriller film Darbar.
The actor has been part of the showbiz business for more than 4 decades and enjoys immense popularity among the masses.