Rajinikanth Honoured With The Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, I & B Minister Prakash Javadekar Announces

    Rajinikanth Honoured With The Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, I & B Minister Prakash Javadekar Announces

    Rajinikanth Wins Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award

    Rajinikanth Honoured With The Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, I & B Minister Prakash Javadekar Announces

    Superstar Rajinikanth is has been awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Award for his contribution to Indian cinema. The announcement was made by Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Twitter where he congratulated the actor and thanked the jury.

    The Dadasheb Phalke Award is the highest honour in cinema in the country and is awarded to film personalities for their outstanding contribution to the advancement of cinema in the country. With this coveted honour Rajinikanth joins the league of iconic stars like Amitabh Bachchan, V K Murthy, Vinod Khanna, D Ramanaidu, Shashi Kapoor, Manoj Kumar, Gulzar, Raj Kapoor, K Viswanath, Dev Anand, Yash Chopra among several others.

    Prakash Javadekar congratulating Rajinikanth wrote, “Happy to announce #Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2019 to one of the greatest actors in history of Indian cinema Rajnikant ji His contribution as actor, producer and screenwriter has been iconic I thank Jury @ashabhosle @SubhashGhai1 @Mohanlal @Shankar_Live #BiswajeetChatterjee

    Known primarily for his work in Tamil cinema, Rajinikanth’s cinematic career has been 46 years long. The actor has with his work expanded the boundaries of Tamil cinema earning these film not just nationwide appreciation but also international acclaim. One of the biggest stars in cinematic history,

    Rajinikanth is known for films like Moondru Mudichu, Vayathinile, Bairavi, Thillu Mullu, Sri Raghavendrar, Thalapathi, Baasaha, Enthiran and several others.

    Updated: April 01, 2021 11:23 AM IST