PM congratulates Rajinikanth for Dadasaheb Phalke Award


The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has congratulated Rajinikanth after he has been conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. 

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Popular across generations, a body of work few can boast of, diverse roles and an endearing personality…that’s Shri @rajinikanth Ji for you. 

It is a matter of immense joy that Thalaiva has been conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Congratulations to him.”

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar had announced the recipient of the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The award for 2019 will be conferred to legendary actor Shri Rajinikanth. It will be presented on 3rd May, along with the National Film Awards

Announcing the award in New Delhi, the Minister said that the choice was unanimously made by the members of the Jury, which the Government accepted. The jury consisted of five members as Asha Bhosle, Mohanlal, Biswajit Chatterjee, Shankar Mahadevan, and Subhash Ghai.


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