New Delhi: Rajinikanth to be respected with 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, The 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award will be given upon entertainer Rajinikanth, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar declared on Thursday. Taking to Twitter, Javadekar declared, “Glad to report #Dadasaheb Phalke grant for 2020 to perhaps the best entertainer in the history of Indian film Rajnikant ji. His commitment as entertainer, maker and screenwriter has been notable. I say thanks to Jury @ashabhosle, @SubhashGhai1, @Mohanlal, @Shankar_Live, #BiswajeetChatterjee”
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s most elevated honour in film. It is introduced yearly at the National Film Awards function by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an association set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The beneficiary is respected for their “extraordinary commitment to the development and improvement of Indian film”. The beneficiary is chosen by an advisory group of recognized characters from the Indian film club. According to Javadekar’s tweet, this year the jury individuals were – artist Asha Bhosle, movie producer Subhash Ghai, entertainer Mohanlal, vocalist author Shankar Mahadevan and veteran entertainer Biswajeet Chatterjee.
Broadly viewed as quite possibly the most well known artistic symbols in India, Rajinikanth has likewise been regarded with the Padma Bhushan in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2016 by the Government of India. The Tamil genius, who appreciates a diving being status, made his presentation in Tamil film with “Apoorva Raagangal”. Among his various hits are films like “Baashha”, “Sivaji” and “Enthiran”. He is known as Thalaivar or pioneer by his fans. Rajinikanth was most recently seen in AR Murugadoss’ Darbar and is anticipating the arrival of Annaatthe.