Rajinikanth is an Indian film actor who works mainly in Tamil cinema. He started playing in games while working in Bangalore shuttle as a bus Conductor.
Rajinikanth was born on 12 December 1950 in Maratha family in Karnataka, India. His ancestors are from the village of NachiKuppam in the Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu. She was the fourth son of her parents, and Jijabai Ramojirao Gaekwad, a policeman. She lost her mother at the age of eight. He did his training at Acharya Paathshala in Basavanagudi, Bangalore and then at Vivekananda Balaka Sangha. Rajinikanth struggled a lot during his young age due to low family income. Though her mother tongue is Marathi, she has not acted any Marathi movie yet.
Rajinikanth has performed in over 190 films including Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi, English and Bengali films. Rajinikanth made an incursion into Bollywood with Andha Kanoon but did not have much effect as he did in the south. He still appeared in Hindi movies such as Chaalbaaz with Sridevi, Uttar Dakshan, Geraftaar, and Hum. He made his debut in Hollywood with the Bloodstone movie in 1988 with a lot of clamor in India at the time of his release.
The first Rajinikanth film was in Tamil film, initially played in roles, debuting as cancer patient Apoorva Raagangal in 1975. The film was directed by K. Balachander, who is consistently deferred by Rajinikanth as a guru or mentor. The following year, Rajinikanth acted in his first Kannada film, Katha Sangama directed by Puttanna Kanagal. While Rajinikanth refers to director K. Balachander as his “guru” or mentor, he was director S. P. Muthuraman who actually renewed Rajinikanth’s image altogether.
In 2007, his Sivaji film is the launch, which is directed by Shankar. Rajini is paid ₹ 26 crores for his role, which is the highest pay off for an Indian player at that time. And second highest salary paid by an actor in Asia after Jackie Chan. His second collaboration with Shankar, Enthiran (2010), has put the entire collector’s collection for a South Indian film boxing collection with over 200 crores. And his Kabali (2016) has passed all the time film collection and has become the tallest.
He married Latha Parthasarathy on FEBRUARY 26, 1981, 31 years old in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh and have two daughters named Aishwarya Rajinikanth and Soundarya Rajinikanth. Her older daughter Rajinikanth Aishwarya married actor Dhanush on 18 November.
Some of the famous movies of Rajinikanth’s are-
Bhuvana Oru Kelvi kuri 1977
Dharam Yuddham 1979
Pokkiri Raja 1982
Andha Kanoon 1983
Dharmathin Thalaivan 1988