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Rajinikanth honoured by Income Tax Department, Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth accepts award

Updated on Jul 25, 2022 09:33 AM IST

Actor Rajinikanth has been honoured by the Income Tax department in Chennai for paying his taxes regularly.

Rajinikanth got honoured by the IT Dept.(PTI)

Actor Rajinikanth has been honoured by the Income Tax department in Chennai for paying his taxes on a regular basis. On Sunday, Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth, took to Instagram and shared the update with the actors' fans. (Also read: Rajinikanth warned by Madras HC as he moves court over tax demand of 6.5 lakh for marriage hall)

On Sunday, Income Tax Day was celebrated in Chennai. Telangana governor Tamilisai Soundararajan presided over the function where Aishwaryaa accepted the award on behalf of her father. "Proud daughter of a high and prompt taxpayer. Many thanks to the #incometaxdepartment of Tamilnadu and Puducherry for honouring appa on #incometaxday2022 #onbehalfofmyfather," she captioned the post, adding a few pictures of herself receiving the samman patra.

As soon as Aishwaryaa shared the news, fans chimed in the comment section to congratulate Rajinikanth. "Proud to be thalaivar fan," a social media user commented. "Congratulations to thalaivar. Rajinikanth sir is surely a responsible citizen," another one wrote.

Rajinikanth has teamed up with filmmaker Nelson Dilipkumar for a new film titled Jailer. The project, which will also star Kannada actor Shivrajkumar in a key role, will go on the floors soon.

According to reports, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is said to be in talks to play the female lead. If reports are to be believed, the duo will mark their collaboration after 11 years as they previously worked on a blockbuster film Ethiran, titled Robo in Telugu. Rajinikanth was last seen in Annaatthe, directed by Siva, which was released to mixed reviews for Diwali in 2021.

Rajinikanth, on Saturday, lauded actor Suriya and others for winning various honours at the 68th National Film Awards. The awards were announced on Friday and Suriya shared the Best Actor award for Soorarai Potru with Ajay Devgn.

The movie also won Best Screenplay for Shalini Usha Nair and director Sudha Kongara as well as Best Music Direction (Background Score) for GV Prakash Kumar. In a tweet, Rajinikanth extended his wishes to Suriya, Kongara and all others who won the awards.

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