Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur announced that Megastar Chiranjeevi is conferred with “Indian Film Personality Of The Year” award which will be honored to him at the ongoing International Film Festival of India, simply IFFI, Goa 2022. Reacting to this, India’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed his wishes to the Megastar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Chiranjeevi and tweeted: “Chiranjeevi Garu is remarkable. His rich work, diverse roles and wonderful nature have endeared him to film lovers across generations. Congratulations to him on being conferred the Indian Film Personality of the Year at @IFFIGoa.
While congratulating Sya Raa Narasimha Reddy fame star, Prime Minister Modi praised his diversity and versatility in the roles played on the big screen.
The special announcement was made by Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur at the film festival on Sunday. However, the actor was not present at the festival.
Megastar Chiranjeevi has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including ten Filmfare awards and four Nandi awards in his filmy career. Chiru has been honored with the most coveted awards, namely, Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour, Raghupathi Venkaiah award, the highest award of Andhra Pradesh, the Nandi award and many others. He was last seen playing the lead role in Godfather which also starred Salman Khan and lady superstar Nayanthara.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 21, 2022