Superstar Rajinikanth has been conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year. The announcement was made by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar in March last year.
Now the latest info is that Rajinikanth will be receiving the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in Delhi on 25 October. Rajinikanth will be accompanied by his son-in-law Dhanush who will be receiving the National Award for best actor.
Rajinikanth becomes the third Kollywood celebrity after his mentor K Balachander(2010) and thespian Shivaji Ganesan (1996) to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
On the work front, Rajinikanth is awaiting the release of ‘Annathe’. Directed by Siva and produced by Sun Pictures, the movie is slated to release on 4 November.