After being honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest film honour, from Vice President Venkaiah Naidu a few days ago, superstar Rajinikanth paid a visit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind.
On Wednesday, Rajinikanth took to Twitter and shared a few pictures from their meeting, adding that it was a great pleasure to meet the two leaders.
“It is a great pleasure to meet and greet the esteemed President and the Prime Minister,” he tweeted.
மதிப்பிற்குரிய ஜனாதிபதி அவர்களையும் ,பிரதமர் அவர்களையும் சந்தித்து வாழ்த்துகளை பெற்றதில் பெரும் மகிழ்ச்சி. pic.twitter.com/0pFheNjnFd— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) October 27, 2021
Rajinikanth was accompanied by his wife Latha. The meeting comes after Rajinikanth was conferred with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award on Monday at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. He received the award for his remarkable contribution to Indian cinema.
The film icon, who received a standing ovation at the ceremony, expressed his gratitude to his elder Sathyanarayana Rao Gaikwad, his old friend Raj Bahadur and late filmmaker K Balachander.
He added that his friend Raj Bahadur, who lives in Karnataka, that first identified his acting talent and encouraged him to join a film institution.