Indian actor and superstar Rajinikanth recently received the esteemed UAE Golden Visa, acknowledging his close friend Yusuffali, the chairman and managing director of Lulu Group, as instrumental in this achievement. Rajinikanth conveyed his gratitude to the UAE government, stating, 'I am honoured to receive the prestigious Golden Visa of the UAE. My heartfelt thanks to the UAE government, and to my friend Yusuffali, without him this would not have happened. I am grateful to him.' Emphasizing Rajinikanth's mass appeal and philanthropic efforts, Yusuffali described him as a towering and multi-faceted personality who has elevated Indian cinema globally. He expressed his happiness at having played a small part in facilitating this honour and extended his best wishes for Rajinikanth's future endeavors.

Yusuffali further lauded the local authorities for presenting the Golden visa to Rajinikanth. The close relationship between Rajinikanth and Yusuffali was evident in their recent meetings, including one at Rajinikanth's home in Chennai and another at Yusuffali's residence in Abu Dhabi, where the latter hosted the actor and provided him with a memorable experience. Rajinikanth's visit to the headquarters of LuLu Group International and his meeting with prominent figures in the UAE, including Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, were part of the memorable trip. His recognition of the BAPS Hindu Mandir further underscored the significance of his visit.