Rajnikanth, born on 12th December 1950, is an Indian actor who commenced his film career in Tamil Cinema. His real complete name is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad but known by his mononymous stage name i.e. RAJNIKANTH. He is a top ranking actor. In the south, the mass of the people worship him as an idol and call him “Thalaivar”. He has been honored with the Padma Vibhushan.
He used to be a Bus Conductor in the Banglore Transport Service earlier of his film career. While working as a Bus Conductor, he commenced acting in plays. In 1973, He pursued diploma in acting from Madras Film Institute. He made his first debut in K. Balachander’s Tamil drama Apoorva Raagangal (1975). He became highest paid actor in Asia after earning 26cr for his role in “SHIVAJI”. That’s Rajnikanth after all.
He has done every kind of filmy drama either its relate to family drama, haunting love stories, comedies, action flicks, revenge tales or full-on masala films.
One of his famous film “ROBOT”, who can forget his role in this movie. He played dual character in this movie as a Scientist and Robot. He was in lead role with Bollywood popular actress Aishwarya Rai.