|Nick Name||Sivaji Rao Gaekwad|
|Alternative names||Rajinikanth, Rajnikanth|
|Date of Birth||Dec 12, 1949|
|Birth Place||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Eye colour||Light brown|
|Brothers||Sathya Narayana Rao & Nageshwara Rao|
|Schoool Days||Acharya Pathshala, Bangalore|
|Spouse||Latha Rajanikanth [26.02.1981]|
|Daughters||Aishwarya & Soundarya|
|Favourite Dress||White Kurtha|
|Favourite drinks||Juice & Curd|
|Favourite food||Chicken & Mutton items|
|Tamil First movie||Apoorva Raagangal (1975)|
|Address_____________||#18, Raghava Veera Avenue, Poes Garden, Chennai-86|
Biography / trivia
# Before starting his career in the film industry, he worked as a bus conductor for the Bangalore MetropolitanTransport Corporation in Bangalore.
# He joined the Madras Film institute in 1973 with the help of his friend Raj Bahadur and completed a basic course in acting.
# His friend Raj Bahadur [ bus driver] encouraged him to pursue his dream. The actor had to resign from his job from KSRTC, and Bahadur helped help him in many ways.
# According to astrology Rajni will enter politics after march 2010 .
# He was named Shivaji Rao Gaekwad. It was Balachander who assigned him his stage name Rajanikanth.
# He lost his mother at the age of five.
# Although his native tongue is Marathi, he has not acted in any Marathi movies yet.
# The tamil actor married Latha,an English literature graduate on February 26, 1981, at Thirupathi.
# His wife Latha is currently the principal of a school named – The Ashram.
# His daughter Aishwarya is married to actor Dhanush on November 18, 2004.
# He has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi, English and Bengali movies.
# Rajanikanth was named as one of the influential persons in South Asia by Asiaweek.
# In 1996 elections Rajani supported DMK-TMC alliance. Rajanikanth said “Even God cannot save Tamilnadu if AIADMK returns to power”.
# In 2002 Rajanikanth undertook a day-long fast to protest Karnataka’s decision to not to release Cauvery water to Tamilnadu.
# The actor contributed 10 Million rupees towards interlinking of Indian rivers scheme.
# The tamil superstar is planning to construct a new hospital and a new school on a piece of land near Chennai to help the needy.
# He presented a cheque for Rs 21 Lakhs for Tsunami relief fund, directly to the CM at the Secretariat.
# Rajanikanth fans conduct poojas before the launching of his films to ensure his success.
# Directors don’t dare to ‘kill off’ his character in the movie for fear that the theatre will be burnt down by his fans.
# He wrote screenplay for the film Valli.
# The actor returned the money to the distributors when his movie “Baba” fell short of market expectations.Thus he proved himself to be a living legend.
# “I live for myself ; I don’t care anybody but I respect everybody”
# “I was brought up by the Ramakrishna Mission and it’s from there that I have inherited this religious frame of mind, God decides and Arunachalam executes it.”
# “Yesterday I was a conductor, today I’m a star, tomorrow what I’ll be only He knows!”
# “The happiest men in this world are child, lunatic and a sage.”
Best movies list
- Anthuleni Katha [ Jayaprada , Rajanikanth , Kamal Hassan ]
- Aarilirunthu Arubathu Varai [ Rajanikanth ]
- Billa [ Rajanikanth , Balaji , Thengaai Srinivasan , Manorama , Sripriya and Major Sundarajan ]
- Pokkiri Raja [ Rajanikanth , Sridevi , Manorama , Muthuraman ]
- Thanikattu Raja [ Rajanikanth ]
- Naan Mahaan Alla [ Radha , Rajanikanth ]
- Moondru Mugam [ Rajanikanth , Murugan , Delhi Ganesh , Senthamarai ]
- Netrikan [ Rajanikanth ]
- Anbulla Rajinikanth [ Rajanikanth , Ambika , Meena , Jaishankar , Raadhika and Bhagyaraj ]
- Mannan [ Rajanikanth ]
- Annamalai [ Rajanikanth , Kushboo and Sarathbabu ]
- Uzhaippali [ Rajanikanth , Radha Ravi , S.S.Chandran , Ravi ]
- Veera [ Rajanikanth , Meena , Roja , Senthil ]
- Basha [ Rajanikanth , Nagma , Raghuvaran , Janagaraj ,Anandraj ]
- Muthu [ Rajinikanth , Meena , Raghuvaran , Sharath Babu , Radharavi , Senthil and Vadivelu ]
- Arunachalam [ Rajanikanth , Soundarya , Rambha , Raghuvaran , Jaishankar , Visu ]
- Padayappa [ Rajanikanth , Soundarya , Ramya Krishna , Sivaji Ganesan and Manivannan ]
- Chandramukhi [ Rajanikanth , Prabhu Ganesan , Jyothika , Saravanan , Nayanthara , Vineeth , Malavika , Vadivelu ]
- Sivaji [ Rajanikanth , Shriya Saran , Suman , Vivek , Raghuvaran , Manivannan , Nayanthara ]
- Enthiran [Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai]