New Delhi, April 1: Superstar Rajinikanth will be honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award. This was announced by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Thursday.
“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,” the Minister tweeted.
“Popular across generations, a body of work few can boast of, diverse roles and an endearing personality…that’s Shri @rajinikanth Ji for you. It is a matter of immense joy that Thalaiva has been conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Congratulations to him,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted congratulating the veteran actor of South India.