There is no star like the superstar Rajinikanth in the whole entertainment industry. Born in Bangalore (Maharashtra), Shivaji Rao Gaikwad aka Rajinikanth started off his career as a conductor with a pay-scale of Rs. 750 per month. Before turning into a superstar, legendary actor Rajinikanth had to go through a lot of struggle for proving his mettle as an actor.
Actor-director-producer-politician Rajinikanth has turned 68-years-old today
At that time, no one would've expected that Shivaji Rao Gaikwad will one day become the face of Tamil Cinema and the nation-wide entertainment fraternity. Today, superstar Rajinikanth is not merely a talented actor but a renowned celebrity figure who also has a great grip on Southern India's politics. Actor-director-producer-politician Rajinikanth has turned 68-years-old today.
On the auspicious occasion of Thalaivar's birthday i.e., 12th December, lets brief you some of the highlights of Kaala hit-maker's acting career. Here are 6 things that only superstar Rajinikanth is capable of doing:
Although, Superstar Rajinikanth is 68-years-old but he somehow manages to look fabulous with heroines who are half of his age, on-screen. From his beginning days of the career till the release of Enthiran 2.0; Kaala actor has never failed to charm the audience with his unmatchable looks. We bet there is not even a single actor who can match Rajini's charm and personality. Numerous fans refer him as the 'The God of Style'.
Talking about social media, Rajinikanth commands a huge fan following. On Twitter alone, the superstar has 4.38 million world-wide followers as of December 12, 2017. Also, you will be surprised to know that Rajini-fans have established numerous temples dedicated to the Hum actor in the Southern parts of India. It won't be wrong to say that Rajini's fans not only follow him but worship him.
Recreating BigB in Tamil
Veteran star Amitabh Bachchan is another renowned actor who is also the face of Bollywood. And there is not even a single chance that any actor could ever recreate his characters on-screen. But Thalaivar did. Rajinikanth has starred in eleven Tamil remakes of Amitabh Bachchan films like Deewar, Amar Akbar Anthony, Laawaris and Don among others. In fact, Rajinikanth's first big commercial success was Billa, a remake of the 1978 Amitabh Bachchan-starrer, Don.
Highest earning actor
Superstar Rajinikanth has always been on top of the game when it comes to his career. You will be shocked to know that Rajinikanth received Rs 27 crore for his role in and as 2007 hit movie Shivaji: The Boss. Also, the recently released Enthiran 2.0 has become the highest grossing movie of 2018.
Entering politics has never been an option for the 68-year-old Indian actor. Yet, a few of Rajini's fans started a political party called Desiya Dravadar Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam in 2008 to pressure him to enter politics. But he refused, saying that nobody can force him to enter politics or stop him from doing so.
How can anyone ever forget Rajini's on-screen swag where he is able to swirl up a tornado with his feet? Or the way he used to wear his sunglasses? There is no denying in the fact that Thalapathi actor gave birth to 'swag' among the actors of Indian entertainment industry.
There is not even a single actor/celebrity that matches the talent and style of the Superstar Rajinikanth. On his 68th birthday, we wish the veteran actor, a very happy birthday and all the happiness in the world.
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