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Rajinikanth Presented 'Golden Ticket' By BCCI Ahead Of World Cup 2023 - Know What It Means

BCCI had earlier presented the Golden Ticket to Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar. Now, Rajinikanth has also received it.

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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. 

3 things you need to know

  • Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar have been bestowed with Golden Ticket honour.
  • India is the host of the 2023 World Cup which will be held between October 5 and November 19. 
  • Rajinikanth’s latest release Jailer grossed over ₹600 crore at worldwide box office.

Rajinikanth to be 'distinguished guest' at 2023 World Cup

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."

Tendulkar, Bachchan were also 'Golden ticket' recipients 

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.

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