Age and failure can never bring a superstar down. Rajinikanth faced failure many times, but he proved himself at all times, he is an actor who is loved by everyone in India. As Rajinikanth is getting bigger, his greatness is also increasing, so today we are going to tell you about Rajinikanth.
Biography of superstar Rajinikanth
Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, popularly known as Rajinikanth, is an Indian film artist who works primarily in Tamil cinema. Prior to becoming an actor, he was working as a bus conductor in Bangalore Transport Services. In 1973, he took admission in the Madras Film Institute to get a diploma in acting. He did a debut from the 1975 Tamil drama Apoorva Raagangal; in the Tamil film he has done several Manmohan characters, which still people remember. He has worked as a lead actor in many commercially successful films. Since then people started calling him “superstar” and he became the most famous person in Tamil Nadu. Dialogues are a different way of speaking in movies, not just the country, but also in foreign countries people are passionate about their voice and their style.
|Rajinikanth at the Inauguration of MGR Statue in 2018|
|Born||Shivaji Rao Gaekwad|
12 December 1950 (age 67)
Bangalore, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India
|Residence||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Occupation||Actor, Screen-Writer, Producer, Philanthropist, Politician|
|Spouse(s)||Wife : Latha Rajinikanth (1981–present)|
|Children||Daughter : Aishwarya|
|Daughter : Soundarya|
|Relatives||see Rajinikanth Family Tree|
|Awards||Padma Vibhushan (2016), Padma Bhushan (2000)|
|Net worth||estimated to be around US$ 63 million(Rs 403 Crores)|
|Upcoming Movies||2.0 (Film)|
In the 2007 film Shivaji, he earned 26 crores for his role, at that time, Rajinikanth was the most expensive actor in Asia after Jackie Chan. Rajinikanth has also acted in films of other languages in India, but Rajinikanth has worked in other countries also, including the United States in those countries. 2014, Rajinikanth won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for the year – four Best Actor Award and two Special Awards and also won the Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award. Along with acting he is also producer and screenwriter. Along with film career, he is also a philanthropist, a spiritualist and a social worker. In 2000, the Indian government honored him with Padma Bhushan and was honored with Padma Vibhushan in 2016. He was honored with Indian Film Personality of the Year at the 45th Indian International Film Festival in 2014.
Super Star Rajinikanth Early Life History
Rajinikanth was born on 12 December 1950 in a Marathi family. His mother’s name was Ramabai and father’s name was Ramoji Rao, his father was a police constable and mother’s housewife of Bangalore. Shivaji Rao was named after the Maratha warrior, Chhatrapati Shivaji. In his childhood, he used to speak Marathi and Kannada in the house at home. The ancestors of Rajinikanth were present in the village near the Jejuri of Pune, Mavdi, with stiff stone. Rajni is the smallest among four brothers and sisters. After his father retired in 1956, his family moved to Hanumanth Nagar in Bangalore and built a house for him. When Rajni was only 9 years old, he lost his mother.
At the age of 6, Rajni was admitted to Gavipuram Government Kannada Model Primary School, where he got elementary education. From his childhood, he was very smart and was very interested in cricket, football and basketball. At the same time his brother had put him in Ramakrishna Math. In the monastery, he also practiced Vedas, Indian history, in which spirituality was communicated to him. Once in the monastery, while making the drama of Mahabharata, he became friend of Eklavya. The people also praised their performance in the drama. In particular, Kannada poet D.R. Bendre praised his performance. After 6th grade, he was admitted to Acharya Pathasala Public School. While working at Acharya school, he worked in several plays. Once in the drama of Kurukshetra, he played Duryodhana. After completing his studies, Rajni has done many jobs in Bangalore and Madras. At first he was a porter and then worked as a carpenter and then he became the bus conductor in Bangalore Transport Service. After performing Kannada drama Muniyappa Kannada, he did many stage shows, due to which he got an opportunity to work in many other plays too. His wish was that he became an artist, but his family opposed him.
Rajinikanth’s family and personal life
Rajinikanth married a student of Ethiraj College, who had interviewed him for college magazine. His marriage took place on 26 February 1981 in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Today, he has two daughters, Aishwarya Rajinikanth and Soundarya Rajinikanth. His wife runs a school whose name is “The Ashram”.
His daughter Aishwarya married on October 18, 2004, with actor Dhanush. Her younger daughter Soundarya is a director, producer and graphic designer in the Tamil film industry. On 3 September 2010, he married industrialist Ashwin Ramkumar.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) :
in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements –
- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
- Eye Colour Dark Brown
- Hair Colour White (Semi-bald)
Rajinikanth Award and Respect
Rajinikanth has got many awards for his many films, he has got most of the award for Tamil films only. In 1984, he got his first Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actor, which was given to him for the film Nalla Amuku Nalavan. Later, she was nominated for the Filmfare Award for her film Shivaji in 2007, and she was nominated for the 2010 film Anthringan. 2014, Rajinikanth had received 6 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. He has also received many awards from the Cinema Express and Filmfare Association, he has also received many awards for contributing to writing and production. In 1984, Rajinikanth got the Kalaimamani Award and MGR Award in 1989, both were given by the Tamil Nadu Government. In 1995, the South Indian Film Artists Association honored him with Kalhalavav. The Indian government also honored him with Padma Bhushan in 2000 and Padma Vibhushan in 2016. NDTV had declared him the Entertainer of the Year in 2007.
In the same year Maharashtra government honored him with Raj Kapoor Award. Rajinikanth was declared the most influential South Asia person by Asiweek. In 2010, Forbes India named Rajinikanth as India’s most influential and famous person. In 2011, NDTV honored him with the Entertainer of the Decade Award. In December 2013 NDTV included them in the list of “25 Global Living Legends”.
Some interesting things of Rajinikanth
- Shivaji is the first film directed by Shankar and it is the first Tamil film to be topped at the box office in the United Kingdom and South Africa.
- In 1985, this superstar completed his 100 films and in the film of Mr. Raghavendra, he played the role of Hindu sage Raghavendra Swamy.
- The name of Rajinikanth’s parents is Jijabai and Ramoji Rao Gaekwad, who was a Maharashtrian couple and lived in Bangalore and the real name of Rajni is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad.
- Thalapathi is one of his films which was released by the censor board giving the U / A certificate.
- When Rajinikanth’s film failed on the box office, Rajni himself had to compensate the producer for the loss.
- Anthrin is the only Tamil film to have made a place in the top 50 films of IMDb.
- Generally Rajinikanth goes to Himalaya after the release of his film.
- Rajinikanth met his wife Lata when his wife was interviewing him for college magazines.
Rajinikanth Net Worth 2018
Rajinikanth Net Worth 2018 is estimated to be around US$ 63 million(Rs 403 Crores)and his annual income is estimated to be around US$ 10 million(Rs 64 Crores).Rajinikanth Net Worth 2018 should have been much higher as compared to his immense popularity,but most of his income is being donated by him to various charities.
Rajinikanth – symbol of hope for ordinary people. There will be no exaggeration to say that Rajinikanth is such a person who has proved to be the proverbial saying from the ground to the sky. There are many people in the world who have made big successes, but just like Rajinikanth has created history in the absurdities and struggles, few people in the whole world can be able to do it. Become a Coolie with a Carpenter, BTS from Coolie We can think of how hard work will be going on till the conductor and then a conductor become the world’s most famous superstar.
Not only Rajinikanth’s life but film travel is also full of many ups and downs. Rajinikanth, who has occupied the place today, needs as much diligence and sacrifice as possible, probably Rajinikanth has done more than that.
Rajinikanth proved that age is only one number and if the person is determined to do something then the age does not matter. At the age of 60, he still holds the mark of giving hits like Shivaji-The Boss and Robot. There was a time when despite being a great actor, he was being overlooked for many years but he did not lose his courage. This thing gives an insight into Rajinikanth’s self-confidence and even the negative consequences of defeat.
In the world of jokes, Rajinikanth is known as such a person, for which there is nothing nominative and Rajinikanth constantly continues to prove this fact. Their prediction reigns on people’s hearts.
Surely read: – QUOTES
“If an ordinary bus conductor can stand on the same stage as India’s legends, then yes… miracles do happen.”
“I cannot be an ordinary man, move around like people do, go out eat in a restaurant or take a walk. Perhaps, this is what I have lost.”
“You cannot find God everywhere because he is within you.”
“You don’t have to be a good person. Think that you want to be one, and you will be.”
“If the food you eat stays in your body, your health is spoilt. If the money you make stays in your pocket, your life will be spoilt.”
“The ones who are at peak cannot just stay there. They have to come down and rise back up. That’s what life is about.”
“If I had not become an actor I would have become a smuggler or an underworld don because I wanted to make money. But, that phase is over, I have made enough money.”
“When desire ends, peace begins”