Rajinikanth has been awarded ‘Padmabhushan’ in the year 2000 and ‘Padmavibhushan’ in 2016. Superstar Rajinikanth has been ruling the hearts of people all over the world for more than four decades. Superstar Rajinikanth, who made a brilliant journey from Bollywood to South films, started his film career in the year 1975 with the Tamil film Apoorva Ragangal. Rajinikanth has acted in around 160 films so far.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced through a tweet on his Twitter account. He tweeted, ‘I am happy to announce that he will be awarded the’ Icon of Golden Jubilee Award ‘at IFFI 2019 for his (Rajinikanth) outstanding contribution to Indian cinema over the past several decades.
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) ٢ نوفمبر ٢٠١٩
At the same time, after this tweet by Javadekar, Rajinikanth also thanked the Government of India in a tweet.
I thank the government of India for this prestigious honour bestowed upon me on the golden jubilee of the International film festival of India 🙏🏻#IFFI2019
— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) November 2, 2019
Rajni’s next film Durbar will be released on January 15 next year. In Bollywood, he acted in films like Andhaan Kaun, Bhagwan Dada, Chalbaaz, Hum, Insaniyat ki Devta and Phool Bane Angare.Rajinikanth got the role of lead hero in SP Muthuraman’s film ‘Bhuvan Oru Kelvikuri’. After this, Muthuraman and Rajni worked together in 25 films.