Rajinikanth is one of India’s most well-known actor. His work in Tamil cinema is mostly what makes him famous. The “Thalaiva” has a huge fan base all over the world and has received the Padma Vibhushan and Padam Bhushan awards. Let known more about Rajinikanth Age, Birthday and more.
Who is Rajinikanth?
Rajinikanth is the most famous Indian actor. He has worked on a lot of movies in Tamil cinema, Bollywood cinema, Bengali films and Malayalam films. Even though Rajnikanth’s grandparents were from both Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, he is a Maharashtrian by birth and not a Tamilian. He is also known as Superstar and Thalaivar.
Rajinikanth Early Life
The Indian superstar Rajinikanth was born Shivaji Rao Gaekwad in Bengaluru, Mysore State (now in Karnataka), on December 12, 1950. One of the highest-paid and most successful actors in B-town is the superstar. Actor, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist Rajnikanth has multiple talents.
He has a personal story of pain. From working as a ticket collector for Bangalore Transport Service to becoming a very popular performer, his life took away. His contribution to Bollywood has advanced the film industry. He is a Maratha by birth and has a Tamil Nadu tradition. He is a humble, simple, and grounded person.
Rajinikanth Age & Birthday
At present, Rajinikanth is 73 years old as of 2023. his date of birth is 12, December 1950.
|Real Name||Shivaji Rao Gaekwad|
|Nickname||Rajinikanth, Superstar, Thalaiva|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Screenplay Writer, Philanthropist|
|Age (as of 2023)||73 years old|
|Date of Birth||12 December 1950|
|Birthplace||Bengaluru, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|School||• Acharya Paathshala in Basavanagudi, Bangalore|
• Vivekananda Balaka Sangha
|College||M.G.R Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu|
|Educational Qualification||Diploma in Acting|
|Debut||Tamil Film: Apoorva Raagangal (1975)|
Kannada Film: Katha Sangama (1976)
Telugu Film: Anthuleni Katha (1976)
Bollywood Film: Andha Kanoon (1983)
|Address||A bungalow in Poes Garden, Chennai|
|Net Worth||$55 million|
Family & Aishwarya
He got married to Latha in 26 February 1981. Aishwarya and Soundarya Rajinikanth his daughters. Rajinikanth father name is Ramojirao Gaekwad was a police constable. And his mother’s name Jijabai was a homemaker. He was a really naughty child when he was younger. Rajini’s mother died when he was only 8 years old; as a result, his father and older brothers raised him. He has two brothers and one sister. Brothers are Satyanarayana Rao and Nageshwara Rao. And sister name is Aswath Balubhai.
Afairs & Martial Status
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Silk Smitha (Actress)|
Latha (Producer, Singer)
|Marriage Date||26 February 1981|
|Children||Daughters- Aishwarya (born in 1982), Soundarya (born in 1984)|
|Family||Father: Ramojirao Gaekwad|
|Sibilings||Brothers: Satyanarayana Rao and Nageshwara Rao|
Sister: Aswath Balubhai
Career & Education
Rajinikanth studied at the Vivekananda Balaka Sangha school and Acharya Paathshala in Basavanagudi, Bangalore, for his formal education. He worked multiple jobs as a carpenter or coolie before becoming an actor to support himself.
He started working for Bangalore Bus Service as a bus conductor. Rajinikanth enrolled in the Madras Film Institute with a loan from a friend, Raj Bahadur. Rajini first met the director, K Balachander, while acting in a stage production at the Madras Film Institute. Balachander then offered Rajini a role in his Tamil film.
Although Rajini didn’t speak Tamil well, he quickly became fluent. Alongside actor Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth starred in his first Tamil movie, “Apoorva Raagangal,” in 1975. “Don” 1978, which went on to become his first commercial success.
In his 100th film, “Sri Raghavendra,” he played a Hindu saint named “Raghavendra Swami.” The action-adventure movie “Bloodstone,” starring Rajinikanth, was released in 1988.
|Height||5 feet 8 Inches|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair colour||White (Semi-bald)|
Rajinikanth acted 185 total movies approx.
Rajinikanth birthday is on 12 December.
Rajinikanth is 73 years old as of 2023.
His wife name Latha is a producer and singer.
Aishwarya and Soundarya his daughter.
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