National Film Awards: Rajinikanth receives Dadasaheb Phalke Award in New Delhi

Superstar Rajinikanth received the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the 67th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi today, October 25. He received the prestigious award from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu for his stupendous contribution to Indian cinema.

The actor attended the function in a white kurta-pyjama and was accompanied by wife Latha, daughter Aishwarya, and son-in-law Dhanush. Dhanush received the National Film Award for his work in Asuran at the ceremony.

The prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke, awarded for excellence in cinematic achievement, is the highest honor in film and is awarded by the government.

On the work front, Rajinikanth is waiting for the release of his upcoming film, Annaatthe. Directed by Siruthai Siva, the film will hit the theatres on November 4, on the occasion of Diwali. The film is a rural entertainer, produced by Sun Pictures.

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