Rajinikanth receives Dadasaheb Phalke Award at 67th National Film Award ceremony
Tamil actor Rajinikanth on Monday received the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has presented him with the prestigious award for his outstanding contribution to Indian film. The actor wore a white kurta-pyjama and was accompanied by his wife Latha, daughter Aishwarya, and son-in-law Dhanush to the ceremony.
Prakash Javadekar, a BJP Rajya Sabha MP, originally broke the news in April of this year. The famous Dadasaheb Phalke award is given by the Indian government for excellence in cinematic achievement. It is the greatest honour for an Indian film actor.