51st Dada Saheb Phalke Award is given to actor-producer and scriptwriter Rajnikant for his outstanding contribution to Indian Cinema. Award was facilitated by the Vice President of India Sh. Venkaiah Naidu in 67th National Film Award Function at Vigyan Bhavan.
Rajnikant is one of the most popular actors, producers, and scriptwriters in the history of Indian Cinema works primarily in Tamil Cinema. Known for his unique styled dialogues and idiosyncrasies in films. He is the second-highest actor in Tollywood behind M.G.
Ramachandran and also is the only one Indian actor to be featured in the CBSE syllabus in the lesson titled From Bus Conductor to Superstar. Won so many awards including Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, and Tamil Nadu State Best Actor Awards, etc.