Rajinikanth Will Get Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Rajinikanth Will Get Dadasaheb Phalke Award

New Delhi: 
 Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Announced On Twitter On Thursday That Actor Rajinikanth Will Be Given The 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

Javadekar Tweeted, "Glad To Announce The Dadasaheb Phalke Award For 2019, One Of The Greatest Actors In The History Of Indian Cinema. His Contribution As An Actor, Producer And Screenwriter Has Been Distinguished. ''

The Prestigious Award Is Named After Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, The Father Of Indian Cinema And Was Established In 1969.  The Award Is Conferred By The Government For Outstanding Contribution To The Growth And Development Of Indian Cinema.  The Award Includes Swarna Kamal And A Cash Prize Of 10 Lakhs.

Javadekar Said, “India Gives Dadasaheb Phalke A Film Figure Every Year.  This Year The Selection Has Been Made By The Jury, Comprising Asha Bhosle, Mohanlal, Biswajit Chatterjee, Shankar Mahadevan And Subhash Ghai.  He Unanimously Recommended That Superstar Rajinikanth Be Honored With The Dadasaheb Phalke Award And We Accept It. "

The South Indian Superstar Was First Expected To Start A Political Party In January 2021, But Announced His Decision To Abandon His Plan To Enter Politics.  On 29 December Last Year, Rajinikanth Announced During The Corona Virus Epidemic That He Would Not Join Politics, Citing His Health Condition.  He Underwent A Renal Transplant In 2016 And Is On Immuno-Suppressants.

The 70-Year-Old Actor Has Acted In More Than 160 Films So Far.  He Was Awarded The Padma Bhushan In 2000 And The Padma Vibhushan In 2016.  He Has Also Received Several State And International Awards For His Work As A South Indian Icon.

Many Expected Rajinikanth To Contest The Current Assembly Elections.  A Large Number Of Fans Of The Actor Gathered In Chennai And Urged Him To Join Politics In January This Year.

Rajinikanth, Who Completed 45 Years In The Film Industry In August Last Year, Will Soon Resume Shooting For The Upcoming Tamil Film Annattay.

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