Megastar Rajinikant will be presented prestigious 51st Dadasaheb Phalke honour, announced Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar through his twitter handle today. The award is considered as the highest honour for an artiste in Indian cinema.
The award comprises a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medallion, a shawl, and a cash prize of 10,00,000. It was conferred upon Amitabh Bachchan in 2018.
Rajnikant, 70 will next be seen in an action drama film titled Annaatthe. The film is directed by Siva and produced by Kalanithi Maran under the banner Sun Pictures. The film will also feature Meena, Khushbu, Keerthy Suresh, Nayanthara, Prakash Raj, and Vela Ramamoorthy. Annaatthe is a Tamil language action drama movie.
The actor has been part of the showbiz business for more than 4 decades and enjoys immense popularity among the masses.