Chiranjeevi named Indian Film Personality of the Year
The special announcement was made by Indian Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur at the film festival. However, the actor was not present at the festival.
Anurag Thakur also took to his Twitter account and congratulated Chiranjeevi.
"INDIAN FILM PERSONALITY @IFFIGoa..Sh Chiranjeevi Ji has had an illustrious career spanning almost four decades, w/ over 150 films as an actor, dancer & producer. He is immensely popular in Telugu Cinema w/ incredible performances touching hearts! Congratulations @KChiruTweets," Anurag Thakur tweeted.
In a career spanning of over four decades, Chiranjeevi, 66, has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including 10 Filmfare awards and 4 Nandi awards. He was recently seen in 'Godfather', which also stars Salman Khan.