‘Rajinikanth‘ grew to become one of many prime traits on Twitter quickly after Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar introduced that the famous person will be honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Calling Rajinikanth “one of the greatest actors in the history of Indian cinema”, the I&B minister stated that the actor was being awarded for his contribution within the discipline of appearing, manufacturing and screenwriting for Indian cinema.
Sharing the information on Twitter alongside with an image of Thalaivar, Javadekar wrote, “Posting a picture of the actor, Javadekar wrote: “Happy to announce #Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2020 to one of many biggest actors in historical past of Indian cinema Rajnikant ji His contribution as actor, producer and screenwriter has been iconic I thank Jury @ashabhosle @SubhashGhai1 @Mohanlal @Shankar_Live #BiswajeetChatterjee.”
After Javadekar made the announcement on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Rajinikanth with a tweet, “Congratulations Talaivar”. Soon Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu too, tweeted.
“Hearty congratulations to Shri @rajinikanth on being conferred the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Over the past many years, the versatile actor has been enthralling people by portraying a vast array of roles depicting myriad hues of human experience and emotions.#Rajinikanth,” stated Naidu and added: “My best wishes for the renowned thespian’s future endeavours! #Rajinikanth.”
“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,” Modi stated.
Popular names from the showbiz too took to the micro-blogging web site to congratulate the actor. Actor Chiranjeevi tweeted, “Elated at the announcement of the prestigious #DadaSahebPhalke Award to my dear friend @rajinikanth Truly deserving.Your contributions to the film industry are immense my friend! Hearty congratulations! May the force be with you!!”
Extending needs to the actor, Mahesh Babu stated, “Congratulations @rajinikanth sir on being awarded the #DadasahebPhalkeAward!! Your contribution to cinema is unparalleled! Truly an inspiration.”
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar too tweeted for Rajinikanth. He wrote, “Big Congratulations to Super Star @rajinikanth sir to be Conferred with the Prestigious 51st #DadasahebPhalkeAward 2020.”
“Congratulations @Rajinikanth Garu on being honoured with prestigious #DadasahebPhalkeAward for 2019. You truly deserved it,” tweeted Boney Kapoor.
Rajini is named Talaivar or “Style Mannan” within the Tamil film business. Widely considered some of the widespread cinematic icons in India, Rajinikanth has additionally been honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2016 by the Government of India.
Rajinikanth, who enjoys a demigod standing, made his debut in Tamil cinema with “Apoorva Raagangal”. Among his quite a few hits are movies like “Baashha”, “Sivaji” and “Enthiran”. He is called Thalaivar or chief by his followers.
–with IANS inputs