Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar himself has announced the news on social media.
"In recognition of his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, during the past several decades, I am happy to announce that the award for the ICON OF GOLDEN JUBILEE OF #IFFI2019 is being conferred on cine star Shri S Rajnikant. IFFIGoa50".
A superstar who got honoured with this award thanked the Indian government. "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" tweeted Rajinikanth. The fans are happy, proud and excited about the grand event.
On the work front, Rajinikanth is busy with his upcoming movie 'Darbar' under the direction of AR Murugadoss. Nayanthara is playing the female lead in this movie.
We congratulate Rajinikanth on this occasion as the government took the right decision by choosing him for the honour.