Superstar Rajinikanth has been conferred Icon of Golden Jubilee at Internation Film Festival if India (IFFI) i.e. going to be held in Goa from 20-28th November. Along with Thalaivaa, French cinema icon Isabelle Hupert will be conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award for a Foreign Artiste.
Reacting to the announcement, Rajinikanth tweeted, “I thank the government of India for this prestigious honor bestowed upon me on the golden jubilee of the International film festival of India.”
Making the announcement on his Twitter page, Minister of Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar posted, “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.”
Two Tamil films have been chosen to be screened at the prestigious festival — Radhakrishnan Parthiban’s ‘Oththa Seruppu’ and Lakshmy Ramakrishnan’s ‘House Owner’.