Superstar Rajinikanth

Superstar Rajinikanth
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Birthplace: Karnataka
  • Birth Date: 12 Dec 1950

Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, better known by his stage name Rajinikanth, is a renowned Indian actor, politician, and film producer who mostly works in the Tamil film industry. 

1. Acting Career:

Rajinikanth debuted as an actor in the 1975 Tamil film "Apoorva Raagangal." He began his career in supporting parts before becoming well-known for his distinct look, charm, and presence on screen. He has performed in more than 150 films throughout the years, most of them in Tamil, although he has also worked in other Indian film industries.

2. Filmography:

Among the movies that Rajinikanth has starred in and made a lasting impact on are "Mullum Malarum," "Thalapathi," "Muthu," "Sivaji," "Enthiran," and "Kabali."

3. Persona and Style:

Rajinikanth's mannerisms, style, and dialogue delivery are well-known. His enthusiastic stage appearances and catchy one-liners have won him a devoted fan base.

4. Political Career:

Rajinikanth declared his ambition to enter politics in January 2018 and aimed to improve the political climate in Tamil Nadu. Before entering politics, he created the Rajini Makkal Mandram political party. His political career was still developing as of the knowledge cutoff in January 2022, thus there's a chance that the level of his active participation in politics has changed.

5. Cultural Impact:

In South Indian cinema, Rajinikanth has attained a position that borders on mythology. His films frequently shatter box office records, and he has a sizable fan following both in South India and around the world.

6. Honors and Awards:

Rajinikanth has won multiple accolades for his work in film, including a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award and six Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. The second-highest civilian award in India, the Padma Vibhushan, was given to him in 2016.
Many people still find inspiration in Rajinikanth's life and profession, and his influence on Indian cinema will never fade.

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