1st April, 2021
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 the best Abhenita Rajinikanth in the history of Indian cinema. As an actor, his contribution as a producer and as a screenwriter is iconic '.
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.
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 many 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.
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 ko loan, Dosti Dushmani, Who will do justice'.