The 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award has been announced. Cinema's 'Thalaivaa' actor and South film superstar Rajinikanth will be honored with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award. This information has been given by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar.
Announcing the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, Prakash Javadekar said, 'I am very happy to say that this time the 51st Dada Saheb Phalke Award will be given to Rajinikanth, the best actor in the history of Indian cinema. His contribution as an actor, producer, and screenwriter is iconic '.
A jury of 5 people agreed
Prakash Javadekar also expressed happiness on his Twitter handle and said that the decision of the five jury members in the name of Rajinikanth was unanimous. These five jury members were Asha Bhosle, Mohanlal, Vishwajit Chatterjee, Shankar Mahadevan, and Subhash Ghai.
मुझे इस बात की अत्यंत खुशी है कि 2019 का दादासाहेब फ़ाल्के अवार्ड रजनीकांत को मिला है।— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) April 1, 2021
5 सदस्यों की ज्यूरी @ashabhosle @SubhashGhai1 @Mohanlal @Shankar_Live #BiswajeetChatterjee ने एकमत से इसकी सिफारिश की है।
PM Modi congratulated:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also congratulated actor Rajinikanth, who received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, for this achievement. PM Modi tweeted on his Twitter handle in which he wrote, 'Been popular for generations, a person who can play many roles and is popular ... that person Rajinikanth for you. It is a matter of great pleasure that 'Thalaivaa' has been awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Congratulations to them.
Popular across generations, a body of work few can boast of, diverse roles and an endearing personality...that’s Shri @rajinikanth Ji for you.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 1, 2021
It is a matter of immense joy that Thalaiva has been conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Congratulations to him.
Let us tell you that Rajinikanth is given the status of 'Thalaivaa' ie God in South Cinema. It is difficult to guess how much Rajinikanth's fan following is in the South. The actor has not only made his mark in South films but Rajinikanth has also appeared in many Bollywood films. Such as, 'Chaalbaaz, Andha Kanoon, Kabali, 2.0, The Robot, Tyagi, Khoon ki loan, Dosti Dushmani, Who will do justice'.