Superstar Rajinikanth has won a huge honour from the Income Tax Department as he is top on the list of the highest taxpayers in Tamil Nadu. Recognising the legendary actor, the Central department has felicitated him with an award of being the highest taxpayer in the state. Rajinikanth was honoured on Sunday - July 24 on the occasion of Income Tax Day.
On behalf of Rajinikanth, his elder daughter Aishwaryaa has received the award from Tamilisai Soundararajan, the Governor of Telangana and Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry. After receiving the award, Aishwaryaa has shared photos of the event on her Instagram page. Sharing the photos, Aishwaryaa wrote, "Proud daughter of a high and prompt taxpayer. Many thanks to the #incometaxdepartment of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for honouring appa on #incometaxday2022."
The event was held in Chennai and the superstar was awarded the Samman Patra (Letter of Appreciation). The visuals have gone viral and several fans have extended their greetings to Rajinikanth for the title of the highest taxpayer in the state and for the award. A fan wrote, "Congratulations to thalaivar. Rajinikanth sir is surely a responsible citizen."
On the work front, Rajinikanth has been in the outing with Nelson Dilipkumar for the movie that has been titled 'Jailer'. This project, which will go on the floors soon, has roped in Kannada actor Shivarajkumar in an important role while it has been touted that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be playing the female lead in the movie. If it becomes official, the duo will join hands after eleven years. Anirudh is composing music for Jailer, which will be bankrolled by Kalanithi Maran under his own banner 'Sun Pictures'.