Actor Rajinikanth was conferred with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award on Monday. He obtained the celebrated award from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu for his stupendous contribution to Indian cinema.
The actor attended the perform in a white kurta-pyjama and was accompanied by spouse Latha, daughter Aishwarya and son-in-law Dhanush. Dhanush obtained the National Film Award for his work in Asuran on the ceremony.
The information was first introduced by BJP Rajya Sabha MP Prakash Javadekar in April, this 12 months. Taking to the official Twitter account of Directorate of Film Festivals, India, he wrote, “@rajinikanth fondly called as Thalaiva by his fans, will receive the 51st #DadasahebPhalkeAward, India’s highest film honour, on Oct 25.”
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019 was to be introduced final 12 months however was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as have been the National Film Awards for 2019.
The prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke, awarded for excellence in cinematic achievement, is the very best honour in movie and is awarded by the federal government.
The recipient of the 2018 award was actor Amitabh Bachchan, who has shared display screen house with Rajinikanth within the 1991 action-drama Hum.
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Rajinikanth can be the recipient of Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian award of the Republic of India, and has featured in Bollywood in addition to South Indian movies and has a humongous fan following.
He had made his debut in 1975 with Okay Balachander’s Apoorva Ragangal and has accomplished greater than 45 years within the Tamil movie business. The Kabali actor, who was final seen in AR Murugadoss’s Darbar, shall be quickly seen enjoying the lead in his much-anticipated movie Annaatthe.
Helmed by south director Siva, Annaatthe additionally stars Nayanthara, Keerthy Suresh, Khushboo, and Prakash Raj.
The film, which is now scheduled to launch on November 4, was postponed a number of instances as a result of manufacturing delays brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
(With ANI inputs)