Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajinikanth
|Nickname||Rajinikanth, Thalaiva, Superstar|
|Real Name||Shivaji Rao Gaekwad|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Screenplay Writer, Philanthropist|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper (Semi-bald)|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Age (as in 2016)||66 Years|
|Date of Birth||12 December 1950|
|Birth Place||Bengaluru, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Family||Father- Ramoji Rao Gaekwad (Worked as a police constable)
Mother- Jijabai (Homemaker)Rajinikanth parents
Brothers- Satyanarayana Rao (Elder), Nageshwara Rao (Elder)Rajinikanth with his brother Satyanarayana Rao
Sister- Aswath Balubhai (Elder)
|Address||A bungalow in Poes Garden, Chennai|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India|
|Educational Qualification||Course in Acting|
|College||M.G.R Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu|
|School||Government Model Primary School, Gavipuram, Bengaluru|
|Hobbies||Travelling, reading, gardening|
|Debut||Film: Apoorva Raagangal (1975, Tamil)Apoorva Raagangal
Katha Sangama (1976, Kannada)Katha Sangama
Anthuleni Katha (1976, Telugu)
Andha Kanoon (1983, Bollywood)
|Controversies||In 2014, Rajinikanth got the stay from the Madras High Court to stop the release of Bollywood film 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth.' Later, the name of the film was changed to 'Main Hoon Part-Time Killer.'|
|Favourite Actress||Rekha, Hema Malini|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Sylvester Stallone|
|Favourite Film||Veera Kesari (Kannada)|
|Favourite Food||Masala Dosa|
|Favourite Politician||Lee Kuan Yew (Former Prime Minister of Singapore)|
|Favourite Destination||The Himalayas|
|Favourite Books||Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki, Amma Vanthal by T. Janakiraman|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Silk Smitha (Actress)
Rajinikanth with Silk Smitha
Latha (Producer, Singer)
|Wife/Spouse||Latha (Producer, Singer, m.1981-present)|
|Marriage Date||26 February 1981
Daughter- Aishwarya (born in 1982), Soundarya (born in 1984)
|Bikes Collection||Suzuki Hayabusa, Suzuki Intruder M1800 RZ|
|Cars Collection||Premier Padmini Fiat, Chevrolet Tavera, Toyota Innova, Ambassador, Honda Civic|
|Salary||45 crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||$60 million|
- Can Rajinikanth smoke? : No (Formerly he was able to smoke)
- Can Rajinikanth beverage alcohol? : Yes
- Rajnikanth is a Maharashtrian by arrival rather than a Tamilian, though his ancestors hailed in the Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.
- He also lost his mother at a young age and he was Increased by his father and his elder brothers. Rajinikanth youth photo
- He was a really courageous and spoiled brat in his youth.
- Before becoming an actor he did odd jobs in Chennai and Bengaluru like a carpenter, a coolie, and a bus conductor for the Bangalore Transport Service (BTS). As a bus conductor, he used to find INR 750.
- His buddy, Raj Bahadur, was able to give him money to find out Behaving in a movie institution in Chennai. Rajinikanth in younger times
- As he had been keen on acting, he joined the Madras Film Institute, and through one of his stage performance, he met with the manager, K Balachander, who provided him a part in his Tamil movie. Until that moment, he wasn’t great at talking Tamil, but he quickly heard it and learn the language. Rajinikanth with K Balachander
- He also made his acting debut alongside Kamal Haasan in Tamil Movie ‘ApoorvaRaagangal’ (1975). Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan at ApoorvaRaagangal
- For the first two Decades of his acting career, he obtained Recognised because of his negative characters, until he’s the lead part in the Telugu movie ‘ChilakammaCheppindi’ (1977).
- His first commercial success was ‘Billa’ (1980), a movie of Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Don’ (1978). RajinikanthBilla remake of Don
- He met his wife, Latha when a bunch of school women came To take his interview, where Latha had been leading the bunch. Rajinikanth got so much drawn to Latha that he suggested her on precisely the exact same day.
- In his 100th movie, he played the role of a Hindu saint ‘Raghavendra Swami’ from the movie ‘Sri Raghavendra’ (1985). Sri Raghavendra
- In 1988, he did his first and only English movie ‘Bloodstone’, an Indian-American action-adventure movie. Rajinikanth at Bloodstone
- His movie ‘RaajaChinnaRoja’ (1989), was the first Tamil Movie to utilize cartoon. Animation consequences in RaajaChinnaRoja
- His only movie that premiered with an U/A certification was ‘Thalapathi’ (1991).
- He had been honoured with Padma Bhushan (2000), also Padma Vibhushan (2016) from the Government of India.
- In 2002, he did a day-long quickly to protest the Karnataka Government’s decision to not discharge water in the river Kaveri to Tamil Nadu. Additionally in 2008, he engaged in a day-long quickly with additional Tamil film characters, demanding that the Sri Lankan government has to finish up in civil war and provide Sri Lankan Tamils their own rights. Rajinikanth quickly in 2002
- In 2007, he became the highest paid Mexican celebrity after Jackie Chan, when he had been compensated INR 26 crore for the movie ‘Sivaji.’
- His science fiction movie ‘Enthiran’ (English — Robot) has been Supposed to be accomplished by Kamal Haasan. Rajinikanth in Robot
- He had been named as the strongest Indian of 2010, by Forbes India.
- He created a special look in Shah Rukh Khan’s Sci-Fi Movie, ‘Ra.One’ (2011).
- In 2011, he encouraged social activist Anna Hazare’s Anti-corruption motion and provided using his union hall, RaghavendraKalyanaMandapam at Chennai.
- Since 1995, he belongs to the Himalayas following each movie. Rajinikanth in Himalayas
- He does not meet folks after 9 pm.
- He’s very punctual and reaches all of his shootings before time.
- He’s known for his humble character, simplicity, and down To earth character. Rajinikanth simplicity
- He’s a God-like prestige in South India. Rajinikanth Worshipped by his lovers
- Meena is the only performer who has worked with him as a Child celebrity and as his heroine. Rajinikanth using Meena
- His lovers celebrate his birthday (12 December) because ‘World Style Day’ or ‘International Style Day.’
- His religious genius was, Swami Satchidananda, creator of Integral Yoga. Rajinikanth using Swami Satchidananda
- He’s acted alongside Sripriya in more that 27 films, The most with almost any celebrity. Rajinikanth and Sripriya
- He also paid the losses of his vendors when his movies ‘Baba’ (2002), also ‘Kuselan’ (2008), failed in the box office.
- He’s the owner of RaghavendraMandapam wedding hall in Chennai. RaghavendraMandapam at Chennai
- His considerably famous style of pitching smoke came in the Incidence when he wished to join a gang at his college, since they were his seniors So they refused, and he believed he’d impress the men with this trick. He had to practice this suggestion at bushes of their school.