Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019: Rajnikanth to receive highest honour for his exceptional performances

One of the most prominent figures in the Indian entertainment industry- Rajnikanth has recently been awarded the highest honor in the film industry- Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2019. Rajnikanth was also awarded Padma Bhushan 20 years ago.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Apr 01, 2021 10:52 IST
Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019: Rajnikanth to receive highest honour for his exceptional performances
Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019: Rajnikanth to receive highest honour for his exceptional performances

According to recent reports,  Rajnikant will be awarded Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019 for his tremendous contribution in Indian Entertainment Industry. The news of Rajinikanth receiving Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019 was also shared by Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar on his Twitter handle-

 

Shivaji Rao Gaekwad was born on 12 December 1950, known professionally as Rajinikanth, is an Indian actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema. In addition to acting, Rajinikanth has also worked as a producer and screenwriter.

Rajinikanth has won many awards, including four Tamil Nadu State Film Best Actor Awards and a Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award. The Government of India has honored him with the Padma Bhushan (2000) and the Padma Vibhushan (2016).

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He received the Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Award for Excellence in Indian Cinema at the 4th Vijay Awards. At the 45th International Film Festival of India (2014), he was conferred with the "Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year". At the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (2019), he was honored with the Icon of Global Jubilee award. He is the second-highest grossing actor in Tamil cinema history,

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