On Monday(25-10-2021), actor Rajinikanth received the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presented him with the prestigious award for his outstanding contribution to Indian film.
Rajinikanth is an Indian actor, who is also known as Shivaji Rao Gaekwad. Born in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, on December 12, 1950, he is 70 years old. Rajinikanth has previously worked in the Kollywood entertainment industry, with his work appearing in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi language television series and films.
The famous Dadasaheb Phalke award, which is given for excellence in cinematic achievement and is given by the government, is the greatest honor in the film industry.
Prakash Javadekar, a BJP Rajya Sabha MP, originally broke the news in April of this year. He Tweeted “@rajinikanth fondly called as Thalaiva by his fans, will receive the 51st #DadasahebPhalkeAward, India’s highest film honor, on Oct 25.”