Jay Shah presenting the Golden Ticket to Rajinikanth | Image: Instagram/Indiancricket
Superstar Rajinikanth was given a Golden Ticket by the BCCI on Tuesday morning. BCCI Honorary secretary Jay Shah met the Jailer actor to do the honours.
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BCCI, on their social media page, posted the caption, “The legendary actor has left an indelible mark on the hearts of millions, transcending language and culture. We are thrilled to announce that Thalaiva will grace the @icc @cricketworldcup 2023 as our distinguished guest and will light up the biggest cricketing spectacle with his presence. #GoldenTicket.” They further described Rajinikanth as ‘the true embodiment of charisma and cinematic brilliance."
The Phenomenon Beyond Cinema! 🎬— BCCI (@BCCI) September 19, 2023
The BCCI Honorary Secretary @JayShah presented the golden ticket to Shri @rajinikanth, the true embodiment of charisma and cinematic brilliance. The legendary actor has left an indelible mark on the hearts of millions, transcending language and… pic.twitter.com/IgOSTJTcHR
Earlier, BCCI had presented a golden ticket to Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar, which entitles these eminent personalities to have unrestricted access to the upcoming 2023 World Cup. BCCI is all set to host the 2023 World Cup, starting from October 5 to November 19. The tournament will see 10 teams battling it out for the title, including Australia, England, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and New Zealand.
Meanwhile, Rajinikanth has been riding high on the humongous box office of his latest film Jailer. Directed by Nelson Dilipkumar, the film grossed over ₹600 crore at the worldwide box office.