Superstar Rajinikanth will be honoured with the second-highest civilian award of the country, Padma Vibhushan. The award is given to people with exceptional and distinguished service in their respective fields.
The recipients of the Padma Vibhushan Awards are announced every year on Republic Day (January 26). This year, along with the renowned actor many other personalities like Yamini Krishnamurthi, Ramoji Rao and Viswanathan Shanta will receive the prestigious civilian award.
Rajinikanth was honoured with Padma Bhushan by the Government Of India in the year 2000.