Rajinikanth was born on 12 December 1950, in a Maratha family in Bangalore, Mysore State (present day Karnataka). His mother was a housewife, and his father Ramoji Rao Gaekwad, a police constable, He was named Shivaji Rao Gaekwad after Chhatrapati Shivaji, a Maratha warrior King, and was brought up speaking Marathi at home and Kannada outside. Rajinikanth’s ancestors hailed from Mavadi Kadepathar, Maharashtra and Nachikuppam, Tamil Nadu. He is the youngest of four siblings in a family consisting of two elder brothers (Satyanarayana Rao and Nageshwara Rao) and a sister (Aswath Balubhai). After his father’s retirement from work in 1956, the family moved to the suburb of Hanumantha nagar in Bangalore and built a house there.When he was nine years old, he lost his mother.
He worked as a bus conductor before finding his first entertainment job as a stage actor.
His first film, 1975’s Apoorva Raaganga, won the National Film Award.
He married Latha Rangachari on February 2, 1981. The couple had daughters named Aishwarya and Soundarya, who both became involved in the film industry.
He won the Indian Entertainer of the Year Award in 2007, leaving Shahrukh Khan as the runner-up.
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Political Career :
- In 1995, Rajinikanth began supporting the Indian National Congress after meeting Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao.
- An opinion poll conducted by the magazine Kumudam predicted that Congress, with Rajinikanth’s support, might win up to 130 seats in the Tamil NaduAssembly.
- In 1996, when the Congress Party decided to align with All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) for the assembly election in Tamil Nadu, Rajinikanth changed loyalties and supported the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)-Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) alliance.
- The TMC used a bicycle as their election symbol and used an image of Rajinikanth riding a bicycle from the film Annamalai in their posters.
- Rajinikanth said: “Even God cannot save Tamil Nadu if AIADMK returns to power.” Rajinikanth wholeheartedly supported the DMK and TMC alliance and asked the people of Tamil Nadu and his fans to vote for that alliance.
- This alliance had a complete victory in 1996. Rajinikanth also supported the DMK-TMC alliance in the parliamentary election, held the same year.
2.0 is an Upcoming South Indian File directed by India’s Top director Shankar, produced by Subaskaran Allirajah under Lyca Productions banner.
The film stars Superstar Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, and Amy Jackson in the lead roles. Music composed of A. R. Rahman.
It is a sequel to the 2010 Tamil film Enthiran, the film will feature Rajinikanth reprising the roles of Dr. Vaseegaran and Chitti, alongside Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson. The film will have a simultaneous release in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi and other nations.
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- he has three sibling two brothers and one sisters.brothers named is Nageshwara rao and Satyanarayana rao and his sister is aswath balubhai.
- it was when a girl team call for his interview,one of girl,he liked Latha and on the same day he proposed her and both were tied in marriage thread on the dated of 26th february,1981 in tirupati,Andhra pradesh.
- he owns a marriage hall Raghvendra Mandapam marriage hall.
- he took 40-45 Crore for the film.
- his networth is $55 million.
- he loved to eat MASALA DOSA.
- His favorite actors are Amitabh bachchan,Kamal Hasan.
- he loved to watch the movie of Hema malini and Rekha.
- Kanada film Veera Kesri is his favorite film.
- Rajni favorite social activist is Anna hajare.
- his favorite color is black.
- he loved to play cricket.
- he drink alcohol but not Cigarettes.
- he wanted to join the gang but being a senior gang member did not accepted him and that time he started practicing tossing the cigarettes and the style came in existence.
- he does not meet with people after 9 PM.
- the people worship him as god.
- Every year his birthday is celebrated(12th december) in INternational Style Day.
- when he took 26 crore for his film shiva ji, Rajnikanth was the first highest paid actor in ASIA after Jacky chain.
- Rajni is the only actor when he paid to distributor when his film BABA was not hit the BOX Office collection as Rajni was thought.
- once the Madras High Court make the stay order for his film Mai Hoo Rajnikanth,afterthat he changed the name of the movie and keep Mai hoon Part time killer.
- financier place the appeal in Madras High Court and want justice from Rajnikanth,because his relative Kashthuri Raja took money from the financier on his name.