Personal details of Actor Rajinikanth
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Full Biography of Actor Rajinikanth
Rajinikanth is an Indian film actor, media personality, and cultural icon.Rajinikanth was born as Shivaji Rao Gaikwad in a Maratha Patil family,to mother Jijabai and father Ramoji Rao Gaikwad, on 12 December 1950 in the Indian city of Bangalore in Mysore State, present-day Karnataka.Between 1966 and 1973 he worked in many places in Chennai and Bangalore. He performed various jobs before joining the then Bangalore Transport Service (BTS) as a bus conductor in Bangalore.Then he began to take part in stage plays, His performance in a stage play eventually caught the eye of film director K. Balachander.He made his debut as an actor in the National Film Award–winning motion picture Apoorva Raagangal (1975), directed by K. Balachander, whom the actor considers his mentor.
After a brief phase of portraying antagonistic characters in Tamil films, he gradually rose to become an established film actor. Within a few years of his career, he was claimed to be the superstar of Tamil cinema and has since continued to hold a matinee idol status in the popular culture of India. His mannerisms and stylised delivery of dialogue in films contribute to his mass popularity and appeal.In Sivaji (2007), he became the highest paid actor in Asia after Jackie Chan.He is one of the most influential actors in the film industry.
Rajinikanth has worked in over 150 films across various film industries of India. He has won six Tamil Nadu State Film Awards—four Best Actor Awards and two Special Awards for Best Actor—and a Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award. He was bestowed the Padma Bhushan, India\'s third highest civilian honour, in the year 2000 for his contribution to Indian cinema. Other than acting, Rajinikanth has also worked as a producer and screenwriter.
And, Rajinikanth married Latha Rangachari on 26 February 1981, at the age of 31 in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.The couple have two daughters named Aishwarya Rajinikanth and Soundarya Rajinikanth. His elder daughter, Aishwarya, married actor Dhanush.
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