Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2019: South Superstar Rajinikanth will be given the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2019. This announcement was made by Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar at the press conference. Javadekar has posted about this on the Twitter handle and also thanked the jury. Rajinikanth will receive the 51st Dada Saheb Phalke Award.
Prakash Javadekar tweeted information
Prakash Javadekar posted on Twitter with a picture of Rajinikanth, it is a pleasure to state that the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2019 is being given to Rajinikanth, one of the great actors in the history of Indian cinema. His contribution as an actor, producer, and screenwriter has been iconic. He also thanked the jury Asha Bhosle, Subhash Ghai, Mohanlal, Shankar Mahadevan, and Biswajit Chatterjee.
Rajinikanth’s fans are celebrating happiness
After this Prakash wrote another tweet, writing, ‘I am very happy that Rajinikanth has received the 2019 Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The jury of 5 members Asha Bhosle, Subhash Ghai, Mohanlal, Shankar Mahadevan and Biswajit Chatterjee have unanimously recommended it. Let us know that since the news came out, Thalaiva’s fans are expressing their happiness on social media.
Amitabh Bachchan was honored in 2018
The 2018 Dadasaheb Phalke Award was given to Amitabh Bachchan. At that time Rajinikanth had congratulated Big B. Rajinikanth had tweeted, you deserve this honor.