Profile and Biography of Tamil Actor Super Star Rajini Kanth:
In this page, I have taken the topic of Super Star Rajnikanth to talk about; I have chosen the sub topics of Personnel Life of Rajnikanth, Life Rajnikanth before entering the Tamil Cinema and becoming the superstar of Tamil cinema etc.,
|Tamil actor Rajnikanth Profile Photo|
Personnel Life / Biography of Rajinikanth:
Birth date - 12 Dec 1950
Time - 11: 54 PM
Place of Birth - Bangalore
Star / Raasi - Magaram
Age - 69 ( as of 2020 )
Debut movie - Aboorva Ragangal ( 1975 )
Age when he started career - 25
Height of Tamil actor Rajnikanth is 5 feets and 9 inches
Weight - 70 kg
Hobbies : Reading Books
Interesting things about Tamil actor Rajnikanth :
The first movie came with Super Star title in a movie is Naan Potta Savaal.
Maaveeran movie was produced by Rajnikanth
Rajnikanth and director K S Ravikumar have helped actress Meena as bodyguard for her while she acted in the movie Muthu a few days. Because some crowd gathered around actress Meena in a day after shooting a scene in a waterfall due to where her make-up man has also fallen and her make up box has broken.
The movie Dharma durai was initially named as Kaalam Maari Pochu and later on the name was changed to Dharma Durai.
Tamil actress Sri Vidya has acted as pair for Rajnikanth in his debut movie Aboorva Raagangal, in Aaru Pushpangal, she acted as the sister of his pair, then she has acted as the sister of Rajnikanth in the movie Manidhan and she acted as the mother in law of Rajni in the movie Maappillai.
The shooting of the songs of Panakkarran and Vetri Vizha movie was going on in one building that the songs, were shooted in Vahini studio. Panakaaran song works were going on on the second floor of the building and the song for Vetri vizha was going on in 5th floor. During lunch time, Kamal and Rajni kanth have watched all the songs of the movie Panakkaran in the studio.
List of scenes Rajni acted without dupe:
Fight scene in Dharma Durai movie when he comes out of jail and beats his brothers and their servants.
Fight scene in the movie - Maappillai - from stunt master Raja.
Contact details of Tamil actor Super Star Rajnikanth:
Address of Rajnikanth:
18 Raghava Veera Aenue,
Chennai – 86,
Phone number / Contact number of Tamil actor Rajnikanth – 2499129
Fax number for Tamil actor Rajni is 24838890 (Raghavendra mandapam)Name of father of Rajnikanth is ramoji Rao.
Name of mother of Rajnikanth is Rambhai
Brothers of Rajnikanth are, Sathya Narayana Rao and Nageshwara rao.
Fav color of Rajni is black
Early life of Super Star Rajini Kanth:
The Real Name of Rajnikanth is, Shivaji Rao Gaikwad, he was born in a Maharashtrian family. The name of parents of Rajni is, respectively Ramoji Rao Gaikwad and Jijabai father and mother of him. The birth place of Rajnikanth is, Bangalore, in Mysore state of Karnataka. The total number of siblings of Rajnikanth is 3 (2 elder brothers and a sister). At the very early age of Rajnikanth, his mother died and in those days, Rajni has faced some struggles. The education of Rajnikanth got finished with his elementary education and then he has worked as a coolie in Mysore. The name of school in which, Rajni educated is, Government Model Primary School in Bangalore.
After that, he has joined in the Bangalore Transport Services (BTS) and worked as a Bus conductor is a famous story, most of us know this too. During when he had been working as a Bus conductor, he had been doing some stage acting works in Bangalore, and one of the remarkable performances on stage was a villain role in the drama, Durvodhana. When the young days of actor Rajnikanth had been going on in this way, one of his thick friends, Raj Bahadur had advised him to join in the Madras film Institute and learn professional acting and the same friend of him aided him from the economical point of view too for a couple of years. Within some period of time, Rajni got into the eyes of K. Balachander and then learnt Tamil language to get his debut movie namely Apporva raagangal.
In the very first movie of Rajni, the main male role has been done by Tamil actor Kamala Hassan. The role of Rajni in Apporva Raagangal was an abusive husband of Tamil Actress Shri Vidya. The very first film of Rajni went to the nomination of National award for best Feature film in Tamil language. The second movie of Rajni was in his mother language Kannada, namely Katha Sangama under the Kannada movie director, Puttana Kanagal in the year 1976. Then he acted in a Telugu movie under the direction of K. Balachander for second time namely Anthuleni Katha which is none else than the remake of Tamil movie, Aval oru thodar kathai. Followed by these four beginning stage movies of Rajni he had been doing the negative roles only. The acting performance of Rajni in the movie Avargal was a sadistic male role of a normal family husband, pairing with Tamil actress Sujatha.
Then he played an interesting role pairing with Sri Devi in the movie, Moonru Mudichu as a womanizer. In the movie, Padhinaru Vayadhiniley, Rajni acted as a low class, village rowdy, in the same movie, Kamala Hassan did the heroic role, the female role had been done by the dream girl of those days, Tamil actress Sri Devi. The debut movie of Rajni as the main hero in a movie was in a Telugu movie, namely Chilakamma Cheppindi. When we have been talking about K. Bala chander as the mentor of Rajni, on the other hand, Tamil cinema Director S. P. Muthu Raman introduced Rajni kanth as the stylish hero in the movie Bhuvana Oru Kelvi Kuri in the year 1977. From the Tamil movie Bhuvana oru kelvi kuri, Rajni acted for about 25 movies under the direction of Tamil director S P Muthu Raman up to the year 1990.
In the year 1977, when Rajnikanth got committed and came to act for a movie called Aalukoru aasai under the direction of Muthuraman, he got rejected as the Director felt the role is small for a bright artist like Rajnikanth.
Turning point period of Rajnikanth’s film career:
Even though Rajinikanth got a nice name among the tamil cinema audience with his early movies in the 70’s, we can call the movie, Billa as his turning point movie. Because he has got the name for his style from those period movies like Bairavi, Mullum malarum etc., In between the year 1975 and 1980, Rajni was acting in the great movies like, Bhuvana oru kelvi kuri, Mullum malarum etc., In those days, there were quite a number of movies in the combination of Tamil actor Rajnikanth with Tamil actor Kamal Hassan who is yet another legend in the Tamil cinema career. In the year 1979, Rajni and Kamal acted together in the movie, Alaudinum Arpudha vilakkum. Then we can call, one of the success formula was the revenge oriented story line movies like, Dharma yudham, En thayin meedhu aanai etc., Name of 50th movie of Tamil actor Super Star Rajni kanth is, Tiger. One of the great success movie of Rajni with Kamal is, Ninaithaley ninaikum under the music of Illayaraja. The songs of the movie Ninaithaley inikkum, Shiva Sambo, Yengeyum yeppodhum etc are ever green Super hit songs. In this movie Rajni acted as a guitarist and the movie was framed mostly in the locations, Singapore.
Then he got the Tamil movie Priya paired with Tamil actress Sri Devi. In this movie also the songs were Super hit with the nice appearance of our Style king, Rajnikanth.In the year 1989, Rajinikanth acted in the super hit movie, Raja Chinna Roja, paired with Tamil actress Gowthami and with some children. In this movie only, the Super hit songs, Super Star yaar nu ketta, Raja Chinna Roja vodu and others took place. With these basic successes, Rajni got the strong base in the Tamil cinema industry he claimed up with the success ladder slowly and has got this present level with his different dimensions both in cinema performance and personnel life style.
His Remarkable movies are, Billa, Thalapathy, Padayappa, Chandramukhi, Shivaji, Endhiran and other movies. Let’s have a look at the complete filmography of Tamil actor super Star Rajni kanth.
Complete Filmography of Tamil actor Super Star Rajinikanth:
As we have seen above, Super Star Rajnikanth started his film career by opening a gate in the movie, Apporva Raahangal, pairing with Sri Vidya. His entry was as a villain actor. His second movie was in Kannada language namely Katha Sangama. Followed by that, a Telugu movie and then he came back to Tamil movies, like Moonru mudichu. The year of release of the Rajni’s Tamil movie, Moondru mudichu was 1976, in the same film, the other roles had been done by Tamil actor Kamala hasaan, Tamil classic beauty actresses, Sri Priya and Jaya Pradha. Rajni went to kannda again with the movie, Baalu Jenu with Ramgopal and Aarathi.
In the year 1977, Rajni acted in the super hit Tamil movie, Avargal, with Tamil actor Kamala Hassan and Tamil actress Sujatha. Then he acted in Tamil movie Kavikkuyil, with Tamil actor Siva Kumar, actresses, Sridevi and Phadaphat Jayalaxmi. By the same year 1977 he acted in many Tamil movies like Raghupathi Ragavan Rajaram, Bhuvana oru kelvi kuri, Shankar Salim Symon etc.,
In the movie Raghubathi Raghavan Rajaram, Rajni acted with Tamil actress Sumithra. Then he went to the Tollywood and acted in the movie, Chilakamma Cheppindi with Sri devi. Tamil movie bhuvana oru kelvi kuri was under the direction of Tamil legendary director K. Balachander. On the other hand, he was acting in the Kannada movies parallel. Now we are in one of the interesting spot in the Cinema Travelling of Rajni. Rajni acted in the Tamil movie 16 vayadhiniley under the Tamil cinema director bharadhi Raja in a negative role namely Parattai (a village rowdy). In this movie, Padhinaru Vayadhiniley, Rajni acted with Kamal, Sri Devi and other leading Tamil cinema artists like, Gandhimadhi. The Kannada movie of Rajni namely Sahodarara Savaal was with Kannada actor vishnuwardhan and Kannada actress Kavitha. the very first movie of Rajni kanth with the character name, Rajini was Aadu Puli Attam in which he acted with Kamala Hassan, Sri Priya and Tamil actress Sangeetha. The very first movie came in the combination of Tamil actor Rajinikanth with Jai Shankar was, Gaayathri. The female roles of this movie had been done by Tamil Actress Raja Sulochana and Sri Devi. Followed by the movie Gaayathri he acted in the Kannada movie, Kumkuma Rakshe. Then came back to Tamil with the movie, Aaru Pushpangal with Tamil actor Vijaya Kumar and Sri Vidya.
Then he went to Telugu movie tholireyi Gadichindi and aame Katha and the Kannada movie, Galata samsara. In the movie Shankar Salim Simon, Rajni acted as one of the three Tamil heroes. In this movie, he acted with Vijaya Kumar and Manjula Vijaya Kumar. Then he went to Kannada movie namely Killadi Kittu acted with vishnuvardhan again. Rajni acted came back after finishing the Telugu movie, Annadammula Savaal with the Tamil movie, Aayiram Jenmangal acted with Tamil pretty actress Latha and Padma Priya. He went to Kannada again and did Maathu tappada Maga.
Then he came back to Tamil with Mangudi Minor with Tamil glamourous Sri Priya and Vijaya Kumar. We can call that, Rajni came back to Tamil strongly and did continuous Tamil movies for a while. In the Tamil movie Bairavi, he acted with tamil actress Sri Priya and another pretty girl Geetha. Then he took part in one of the nice, ever green Tamil movies, Illamai Oonjaladugiradhu with Kamal, Sri Priya and Jaya Chitra. In the movie Sadhurangam Rajni acted with Jaya Chitra and Tamil classical actor Sree Kanth and Prameela (Arangetram Prameela). In the Tamil film Paavathin Sambalam, Rajni acted with Tamil actor Muthu Raman (who is the father of Tamil actor, Navarasa nayagan Karthik).
In the movie Vanakkathukkuriya Kadhaliyeh, Rajnikanth acted with Tamil actresses, Sri Devi and Jaya Chitra. He did a telugu project again and came back to the Super hit Tamil movie Mullum Malarum with Tamil actresses Shobha, Phadabhat Jayalakshmi. For the movie Mullum Malarum, Rajnikanth got the Tamilnadu State Film special prize for Best Actor. In the film Iraivan Kudutha Varam, rajni acted with Sumithra and Tamil actor Shree Kanth.
In the year 1979, Rajni kanth acted in the movies, Thappida Thala (a Kannada movie), Thappu Thaalangal in Tamil, pairing with the Tamil actress Saritha and Tamil actor, Ulaga Naayagan Kamal Hassan.
In the Tamil movie Aval Appadithan Rajni acted with Kamal hasan again, pairing with Tamil actress Sri Priya and Saritha. This movie was one of the block buster movies of Super Star Rajnikanth. Then he acted in one of the revenging movies of Rajnikanth namely Thai Meedhu Sathyam with Tamil actor Mohan Babu and actress Sri Priya. In the movie En kelviku enna badhil he acted with Vijaya Kumar and Sri Priya. He acted in the Kollywood movie Justice Gopinath with the great Tamil actor, Nadigar Thilagam Shivaji Ganesan for the very first time, and in the same movie, Tamil actresses Sumithra and K. R. Vijaya had also acted and the movie reached probably all the Tamil audiences.
The movie Priya in which Rajni did the main male role is an Ever Green movie with nice audio and video songs under the work of Music Director Illaya raja who is called as Isai Gnani and Maestro. The same movie Priya was taken in Kannada language also. Then Rajinikanth acted in the movie Kuppathu raja pairing with Manjula. Then he acted in a Tollywood movie again, namely Iddaru Asadhule with actresses Geetha, Sowkar Janaki and Jaya Prada.
Then Rajni acted in the movie, Thaayillamal naan illai with Kamal Hassan and Sri Devi for a guest role. The Tamil movie Allauddinum Arputha vilakkum with the starring of our Super star Rajnikanth and Kamal Hassan was a historical movie basing on the novel story of Allauddin and his woder light. In this movie, Tamil actor Kamal had done the main male role, hero and Rajni was given an equal role in that movie.
The Tamil movie Ninaiththaley inikkum was with the team work of Rajini and Kamala Hassan under the direction of K. Balachander with rocking, ever green audio and video songs. All the songs from this movie has been still getting listened in the audio services of Tamilnadu like FM station telecast and Televisions, Sun Music, Raj Music and Isai aruvi etc., After the wonderful commercial hit of the Tamil movie, Ninaithaley inikkum, Rajni acted in the movie Telugu movie, Dharma Yudham with Sri Devi. In the movie, Naan Vaazhavaipen, Rajni acted with Shivaji Ganeshan and K R Vijaya. Again, he went to Telugu movie industry with the movie, Tiger. The movie Aarilirundhu arubavadhu varai, Rajni acted as a normal, middle class man with brothers and sister, struggling to get economical status and make them settled by job wise and getting married. In the movie 6ilirundhu 60varai, he had lived as his character Santhanam and made the audience to wipe their tears when coming out of the theaters. The co artists of Rajni in this movie are, Cho Ramaswamy and Tamil actress Phatafat Jayalaxmi.
In the movie Annai oru aalayam, Rajni acted in the revenging character that the son killing all the guys who does murder of his parents. In this movie, his acting was amazing that Rajni had appeared with the role of riding on a horse and finding the culprits with the help of a dog. This movie got remake in Telugu movie also.
In the same year, Rajni acted in another ever green Tamil movie, Billa. We all know the special of this Super Star’s Billa that the same movie has got remake in Tamil language as, Billa 2007 and Billa II. In the movie Billa, Rajni has acted as a don as well as an innocent with Tamil actress Sri Priya. In this movie, the songs were nice under the work of Tamil Music Director, Illayaraja.
Then he did the guest appearance work in the movie, Natchathiram. Then he worked in the Telugu movie, Ram Robert Rahim. Then he acted in Anbukku naan adimai with Rati Agnihotri and Tamil actress Sujatha. In the movie Kaali, he acted as a Mechanic, with Tamil actress Seema and Vijayakumar.
Then Rajni acted in the movie, Naan Potta Saval, he acted with Reena Roy. The next film of Rajni after that movie was Johny under the direction of one of the best Tamil cinema directors Balu Mahendra. Doing the dual role, Rajni did the murderer role and on the other hand, he did the role of a barber who is a punctual guy at the same time hates girls and love. The murderer Rajni of Johny has done the pairing role of Sri Devei in this movie. The songs of this movie were great hit.
Rajni acted with Telugu Super Star Chiranjeevi in the Telugu movie Kaali for the first time. Then he acted in the movie, Ellam un kairaasi with Seema and Sowkar Janaki. Next he acted in Polladhavan, which was also a great movie got Raajni’s livel in the industry more high. The next movie of Polladhavan of Rajni is Murattu kaalai with a mass hit again in the Tamilnadu Cinema theaters with Roti. The next movie of actor Super Star Rajni kanth is, Tiger. One of the great success movie of Rajni with Kamal is, Ninaithaley ninaikum under the music of Illayaraja. The songs of the movie Ninaithaley inikkum, Shiva Sambo, Yengeyum yeppodhum etc are ever green Super hit songs. In this movie Rajni acted as a guitarist and the movie was framed mostly in the locations, Singapore.
Then he got the Tamil movie Priya paired with Tamil actress Sri Devi. In this movie also the songs were Super hit with the nice appearance of our Style king, Rajnikanth.
In the year 1989, Rajinikanth acted in the super hit movie, Raja Chinna Roja, paired with Tamil actress Gowthami and with some children. In this movie only, the Super hit songs, Super Star yaar nu ketta, Raja Chinna Roja vodu and others took place. With these basic successes, Rajni got the strong base in the Tamil cinema industry he claimed up with the success ladder slowly and has got this present level with his different dimensions both in cinema performance and personnel life style.
His Remarkable movies are, Billa, Thalapathy, Padayappa, Chandramukhi, Shivaji, Endhiran and other movies. Let’s have a look at the complete filmography of Tamil actor super Star Rajni kanth.
Then Rajni acted in the movie Thee with Tamil actor Suman and actresses Sri Priya and Sowkar Janaki. In the movie Thee Rajni had the role of a mass action hero. In the movie Kazhugu, Super Star Rajni acted as an action hero and at this time, he was recognized as one of the stylish action heroes among the Tamil cinema heroes. In the year 1981, Rajni acted in the movie Thillu mullu, he acted in this movie by doing dual role not resembling with his other previous movies. In this movie, Rajni did the both roles based on making the audiences to be laughing and smiling throughout the movie. In this movie Rajni acted as Indhran and Chandran among which, one of them is a fake role as an assumption of the other.
|Tamil actor Rajinikanth in Thillu Mullu|
Then he acted as a Doctor in the movie, Garjanai with Tamil actresses, Madhavi and Geetha. The same movie Garjanai was remade in the Malayalam language. The movie Netrikan was one of the great hits of Rajni movies that he did double action as the father and son that the father role was written as a Playboy and the son role was the tenant role. In those both roles of Netrikan, rajni did his part perfectly. In this period we can see the trim body of Rajni and his wonderful hair style from which Rajni got the grace of the Tamil people. Then he acted in the movie, Raanuva veeran as an Army officer pairing with Sri Devi. In this movie, Telugu movie Super Star Chiranjeevi acted with Rajni kanth. In this movie, Rajni had acted well and good as a military man who gets love marriage with Sri Devi and fighting against a local rowdy. The next movie of him, Pokiri Raja was also a block buster.
The following movies of Rajni, thani kaattu Raja, Ranga were full action movies of Rajni kanth. Then he acted in Tamil movie, Nanri Meendum varuga. The movie Pudhu kavitha was a complete love story in which Rajni acted as a Mechanic and falls in love with a high class girl but unfortunately, the girl gets married to another. So Rajni gets to deep sorrow and again he meets his x lover and cares her kid.
In the Tamil movie Thee, Rajni acted with Tamil actor Suman and Tamil actresses Sri Priya and Sowcar Janaki. This movie was a super hit. The Tamil movie Kazhugu was followed by this movie, Thee. In the movie Kazhugu, Rajni acted with Tamil hot actress Roti Agnihotri and actor Cho Ramasamy who is one of the politicians in Tamilnadu politics nowadays. The next movie of Rajni was a mega hit, namely Thillu mullu in which Rajni acted in jovial roles namely Indiran and Chandran. Among them Indiran is the real character and chandran is the character that Indiran makes by himself to cheat his office boss, Thengai Seenivasan. In this movie also, the audio songs were super hit like Aezhu swarangalukul yethanai raagam, thillu mullu thillu mullu, ullam ellam kallu mullu etc.,
After the great box office hit of the movie, thillu mullu, Rajni acted in the movie, Garjanai in both the languages, Tamil and Malayalam at same period. Both the movies, Thillu mullu and Garjanai, Tamil actress Madhavi was the pair of Rajni. In the movie Garjanai, Rajni acted as a doctor. Then Rajni acted in the movie Netrikan, in which he did dual role of a son and father. As the story line of Netrikan was a different one, the role of Rajni as a father was also different that he did the role of an old man who is a play boy. After acting with Geetha in the kannada movie Garjana, Rajni acted in the Tamil movie Raanuva Veeran with Tamil pretty actress Sri Devi and Telugu Super Star Chiranjeevi. In the movie Raanuva Veeran, Rajni acted as an army man and Chiranjeevi had acted as the negative rowdy of the village of Rajni.
In the year 1982, Rajni acted in the movie Pokiri Raja (should be a pongal release) with Tamil actress Radhika. Then he acted in the movie Thanikattu Raja with Sri Devi and Sri Priya. Then he acted in the Tamil movies, Ranga, Agni Satchi, Nanri Meendum Varuga. In the same year, Rajni acted in the movie, Pudhukavithai which was a complete love story. Rajni acted as a bike mechanic who falls in love with a high class girl Saritha. But unfortunately, the girl marries another man. Hence Rajni gets love failure with the sad love song, Vellai Pura Onru with the music of Illaya Raja. In the same movie, there is a duet song with the same Pallavi, Vellai Pura onru. Then he acted in the movie, Engeyo ketta kural.
Then Rajnikanth acted in the movie, Moonru Mugam which is one of the remarkable super hit movies of Rajnikanth. In this movie, Rajni did the triple role and one of those three roles is, Alex Pandian. The action of Rajnikanth as Alex Pandian was popular all around the Tamilnadu state and actually around the country too. For this movie, Rajni got the Tamilnadu State award special award for Best actor.
After that Rajni acted in the movie Paayum puli with Tamil actress Radha and Tamil actor Jai Shankar who is called as Tamil James Pond. Followed by the action movie Paayum puli, Rajni acted in another action movie, Thudikkum karangal. The debut of Rajni in Bollywood was in the year 1983. The debut movie of Rajnikanth in the Hindi Film industry was with the movie, Andha Kanoon. A thing to be noted here is, Rajni acted with the legendary bollywood actor, Super Star Amitabh bachan in his first movie. Other than Rajni and Amitabh Bachan, Bollywood actress Hema malini, Reena roy and Danny Denzongpa were acted in this movie. Then Rajni acted in the Tamil movie, Thai veeduwhich was another revenge oriented story. In this movie, Rajni acted with Tamil actress suhashini Ratnam who is the wife of Tamil cinema legendary director, Mani Rathnam. Then he acted in the movie Sivappu sooriyan with Tamil actress Radha and Saritha.
In the same year, Rajni acted in the movies, Uruvangal Maralam (Tamil), Jeet Hamaari (Hindi). Then he acted in the movie, Adutha Varisu with Tamil hot actress Sri Devi. Then he acted in yet another ever Green Tamil movie, Thangamagan under the production of AVM. In this movie, Rajni acted with Poornima Jayaraam (who has become as Poornima Bhagyaraj later). Then he acted in another Hindi movie namely, Meri Adaalat with Rupini and Zeenat Aman.
Then Rajni acted in the super hit Tamil movie Naan Mahaan alla with Tamil actress Radha, Cho and M N Nambiyar. Then Rajni acted in the comedy oriented movie, Thambiku endha ooru. As per the story of Thambiku endha ooru Rajni’s character was born in a high class family, but he goes to a village by fighting with his father and he struggles in that village to manage his day to day life. In that stage Tamil actress Sulochana helps him by assisting him by guiding how to manage the things in the village. The acting of Rajni in this movie was great that he has shown his performing skill with the comic section.
In the movie Kai kodukkum kai, Rajni acted as the affectionate brother of Revathi who acted as a blind girl in this movie. After that Rajni acted in a Telugu movie namely, Ethe Naasaval. The Tamil movie Anbulla Rajnikanth has a special that, Rajni acted with Meena. Tamil actress Meena acted in the movie by calling Rajni as “uncle” and the same Tamil actress Meena acted as the pair of Rajni.
Then Rajnikanth acted in the hindi movie, Gangyaa with Sarika and Suresh Oberai. Followed by that Bollywood movie, Rajni acted in the Tamil super hit movie, Nallavanukku nallavan with Radhika and Tamil actor, Navarasa naayagan Karthik. In this movie, the audio and video songs are ever green like, Chittukku chella chittuku oru siragu mulaithadhu etc., For the movie Nallavanukku nallavan, Rajni got the Filmfare award for Best actor. Then Rajni acted in the Bollywood movie John Jani Janarthan. Then he came back to Tamil with the movie Un kannil neer vazhindhal with Tamil actress Madhavi again. In the movie Naan sigappu manithan, Rajni did an exciting role under the direction of S A Chandra Sekar. Then Rajni acted in the Hindi movie, Maha Guru with Rakesh Roshan and Meenakshi Seshadhri.
Then Rajni got call sheet for a couple of continuous Hindi movies to act in. the name of those movies are, Wafadaar and Ek Saudagar. As we have seen about all the 99 movies of Tamil actor Super Star Rajnikanth, now we are in the 100th movie of Tamil actor Rajnikanth. The name of hundredth movie of Rajnikanth is Sri Raghavendra which was a cover story of the lord Ragavendra. Rajni had done the role of his own sincere god Ragavendra. Then Rajni acted in a Hindi movie, Bewafai with Rajesh Khanna and Tina Munium. Then he acted in another Bollywood movie, Geraflaar.
Rajni came back to Kollywood with the mega hit movie, Padikadhavan with tamil actress Ambika. With the marvelous hit and stretchness with the Tamil cinema audiences, thic same movie’s name was used for one of the recent Tamil movies of Son in law of Rajni, Tamil actor Dhanush and this latest Padikadhavan also a hit movie. After that, Rajni acted in the Tamil movie, Mr. Bharath with Tamil actor Sathyaraj. In this movie, the pairing of Rajni was done by Tamil hot actress Ambika. The basic story of this movie was about the financial competition of Rajni with Satya Raj, who has done the role of father of Rajnikanth in that movie. In this movie also, he acted with Ambika with nice song sequences too.
Then he acted in a Tamil movie namely Naan Adimai illai. After that he acted in a Telugu movie and Hindi movies simultaneously for an year. In the year 1986 Rajni acted in many number of movies, namely Maaveeran, Velaikaaran, Insaff kaun karega, Dabu hasina (hindi movies). The names of tamil movies in which Tamil actor Rajni acted in are, Oor Kavalan, Manithan, Manathil urudhi vendum (Guest appearance) and Guru Chishyan. In the movie Oor Kavalan, Rajni acted as the security leader of a village.
In the year 1988 Rajni acted in the Tamil movies, Dharmathin thalaivan with Tamil actor Prabhu. In Dharmathin Thalaivan, Rajni had done dual role that, both of them are not related together in any way. Usually the Tamil cinema dual role stories will have relation between the two roles in anyway such as twin brothers / dad and son. The next movie of Rajnikanth after Dharmathin thalaivan was his debut English movie, Blood stane. In the debut Hollywood movie of Rajni, he acted with other Hollywood artists, Anna nicholos and Brett Simley. Then Rajni came back to Kollywood with the movie Kodi Parakkudhu. In this movie, Rajni acted with Tamil actresses Amala and Sujatha. This movie was directed by one of the famous Tamil actor comedian and Director, Manivannan. The next movie of Rajni was Rajadhi raja which is yet another block office super hit movie. After that, Tamil movie siva in which Rajni acted as a mass hero who gets life style changed and living as a normal working man. Tamil actor Raguvaran had acted as the brother of Rajni in this movie. In the same year (1989), Rajni acted in the movie Raja Chinna Roja. In this movie, Rajni acted with Tamil actress Gauthami and Tamil actor Raguvaran.
After acting in Tamil movie Mapillai, Rajni went act in the Bollywood movies and did continuous 3 movies there namely, Gair Kanooni, Bhrashtachar and Chalbaaz. Then Rajni acted in the movie, Panakaran with Tamil actress gowthami. After that Rajni acted in the movie Adhisaya Piravi with Kanaka, Sheeba and Madhavi. The story line of Adhisaya Piravi was entirely different than the other usual movies that the story was Rajni dies as the character Balu and goes to Brahmalogam and fights with Yeman and gets another life. The interesting scene in this movie is the scene of Rajni bargaining with Eman and Chitra gupta for his young age strong body and nice hair style. In this scene the screen shots from some of the Rajni’s black and white movies are shown.
Then he acted in the movie Dharma Durai with Tamil actress Gowthami. In this movie Rajni acted as an innocent elder brother of his 2 younger brothers who are cheating Rajni by taking his all money. In the second half of the movie, Rajni fights with enemies and saves his brothers even after these situations. Then he went to Bollywood and acted in continuous movies like, Hum (with Bollywood super Star Amitabh Bachan), Farishtav, Khoon ka karz and Phool bane angarav. Then he came back to Tamil movies with the movie, Naattukkoru nallavan. In the year 1991, Rajnikanth acted in the Tamil movie Thalapathy under the direction of Tamil cinema director Mani Rathnam. Thalapathy is one of his remarkable movies of Rajnikanth’s Cinema career. The story line of this movie was based on Maha Bharath and the role of Rajni was resembled with the role of Karnan.
In the same year, Rajni acted in the movie, Mannan with Telugu lady Super Star Vijaya Shanti. In this movie Rajni sang a song as one of the play back singers of this Super hit movie. the year 1992 of Rajni’s film career started with a bollywood movie namely Tyagi. In the same year Rajni acted in the movies Annamalai and Pandiyan. In tboth the movies, Rajni acted with Tamil hot actress Kushboo (Kushboo sundar). In the movie Annamalai, Rajni acted as a milk man and Kushboo as his wife. The core story of Annamalai is based on the friendship of Rajni and Tamil actor sarath babu. They are childhood friends but unfortunately the situations making them enemies together. Rajni gets lifted in his financial life to compete his friend in this movie and becoming multi millionaire in the song, Vetri nichayam.
Super Star Rajni as a screen writter:
The year 1993 also started with a Bollywood movie for Rajni that he acted in the movie Insaniyat ke Devta. Then in the same year, Rajni acted in the Tamil movie Uzhaippali with Tamil actress roja. I still remember that my uncle brought me to this Rajni movie on the first day show when I was a child where the theaters was full of man heads rushing for the tickets...! In the movie ejamaan, Rajni acted as Village Ejaman who is the biggest man in the village fights against betrayer Tamil actor Nepoleon. Then he acted in the movie Valli with Tamil actress Priya Raman, he played the role of Screen writer also for tamil movie Valli.
This is the period we can call that Rajni reduced the number of movies to act in, that he acted only very few movies per year. In the year 1994 Rajni acted in the movie Veera. He acted as a man who struggles to manage two wives in his life. The characters of those two wives had been done by Tamil hot actresses Meena and Roja. the film itself got a great hit and also the songs of this movie got hit too. Then he acted in the ever green Super hit Tamil movie, Baadsha as a don of Mumbai city and in the same movie he acted as an auto driver too. Tamil actress Nagma (who is the sister of Tamil actress Jothika) had done the pairing role of Rajni in this movie. we can expect the remake version of Baadsha as the movie has reached all the Tamil cinema audiences.
In the same year Rajni acted in the Telugu movie Pedharayudu and Hindi movie Munna. Then he came back to Tamil with the movie Muthu. For this movie, Rajni got Tamilnadu state Best actor award and was nominated for Film fare awards. In the same year he acted in a Bengali movie too. In the year 1997 Rajni acted in the movie Arunachalam with Tamil actresses, Saundarya and Ramba (thodai azhagi). The single line story of Tamil movie Arunachalam was, how Rajni succeeds in his father’s challenge of spending a crore of money in a single day for 30 days given 30 crores.
In the year 1999, Rajni acted in the movie Padayappa under the direction of one of the great directors of Tamil cinema K S Ravikumar. In this movie, Tamil actresses Saundharya and Ramya Krishna had acted. Rajni got Tamilnadu state award for Best actor for this movie. in the year 2002, Rajni acted in the movie Baba by writing Screenplay and producing by himself. Baba made some controversies that it did not done good commercially and Rajni will get struggle to over come this draw back. But our Super Star Rajni LIVE words said in a live speech that “I am a horse not an elephant to stand up late after falling down”. In tamil – Naan yaanai alla. Gudhirai. Vizhundhaal, udaney ezhundhuruven. As he said, he stood up very quickly with his next movie, Chandramukhi. This movie was Super dupper hit that it ran in some Cinema theaters of Tamil nadu for 500 days – a historical run. Following by the great hit of Chandramuki, Rajni was booked by Tamil Director Shankar for his movie, Shivaji. In this movie, Rajni acted with Tamil actress Shriya Saran. Tamil director Shankar had done this movie by admiring each and every movement of Rajni as if he is the number one fan of Rajni in Tamilnadu. Rajni style was the main thing in the movie Shivaji. This movie got Box office hit too. After that, Rajni acted in the movie guselan with Tamil actresses, Nayantara and Meena.
After Kuselan, Rajni acted in a Telugu movie, Kathanavakudu. Then Rajnikanth dedicated his 2 and half years completely for a single Tamil movie, Endhiran under the direction of Shankar. In this movie, Rajni paired with Aishwarya Rai. In this movie Rajni acted as a Robotics scientist who creates a fabulous Robot to assist the Indian Army. The humanoid robot gets the shape of Rajni himself. In the story line, the scientist Rajni prepares the robot for a demo in front of the other scientists who are Robot specialties. As one of those specialties is none other than the mentor of Rajni who has jealous on the scientist Rajni (Dr. Vaseeharan). Then Rajni manages to finish the process of getting the robot ready for working in Indian Army. But in some situations, the robot fails to prove its competent to work in Army. So Rajni decides to give the human feelings to the robot. But in this process, the Robot falls in Love with the lover of Dr. Vaseegaran who is the scientist Rajni. Finally how to Scientist Rajni saves Aishwarya Rai from robot Rajni becomes the main story of the film Endhiran.
In the Bollywood movie, Ra one Rajnikanth has done the guest appearance as the Robot Chitti. The upcoming movie of Rajnikanth is Tamil movie Kochchadaiyan.
Health scare and recent News about Tamil Actor Rajnikanth :
Rajnikanth is one of the peak level famous personalities of Tamilnadu. So, the news related to the health of Rajnikanth was spreading as a forest fire in the Medias like Facebook, Twitter and Google searches. In the year 2011, Rajnikanth got suffered by Food borne illness while he was working in the Tamil movie Rana under the direction of Tamil director K S Ravikumar. As the peak level of this issue, the CNN IBN had reported Rajnikanth is dead. At this particular date, the news started spreading all over the globe by means of the Social networking systems with the name of Rajni. For this critical reason, Rajni showed up to the Tamil audiences by means of TV news and pictures like standing together with his daughter with a smile. The live words of Rajni in this situation was “Kanna.. Naa Nalla iruken kanna… en mela ivlo anbu vachurukkura ungallukku enna seiya poren nu therla”. Somehow like this.
Interesting facts and Popularity of Tamil actor Super Star Rajnikanth:
As we have stated above, Rajni has started his cinema career from zero as a negative role in the movie Apporva Raahangal. With his hard work he got the peak level of fame that only very few actors have reached in the total history of Tamil cinema like, MGR and N S Krishnan. But as per my knowledge, Rajni is the only one actor who has been loved by the Tamilnadu people this much. Most are saying that, Rajni has nothing but style. But without the hard work of Rajni in his early stage of Cinema career, he could have not reached this level.
After getting a nice place among the Tamil cinema artists, his style and punch dialogues were really famous that, the words used by Rajni in cinema could be seen in most of the auto rickshaws, taxi, buses and everywhere on the Tamilnadu walls. Some of the famous punch dialogues of Rajnikanth are, Naa Oru dhadava sonna nooru dhadava sonna maari.. Un vaazhgai un kaiyil, Naa yeppo varuven eppadi varuven nu yaarukkum theriyadhu aana vara vendiya nerathula kandippa varuven etc., By seeing the popularity of Rajnikanth, probably all the Tamilnadu people expected him to come to politics and contribute in the Tamilnadu state elections. Some said Rajni is the next Chief Minister of Tamilnadu State when answering Who is the next CM of Tamilnadu.
The familiarity of Rajni can be noted by following points;
· Indian Prime Minister Man Mohan stated the victory of Rajni’s movie Muthu in Japan country when talking about the relationship between those two countries.
· Tamil movie Chandramukhi of Rajni is the remarkable Tamil film to run for longest time that, it ran for 800 days.
Tamil movie Shivaji is the Indian movie that got released in most number of cinema theaters in the world.
· Rajni’s Tamil movie Shivaji got into the list of Top Ten films of United Kingdom upon releasing.
· The Tamil movie Endhiran was taken as the case study to analyze the whole Film industry as a business by the Indian Institute of Management of Ahmadabad.
Personal life of Tamil actor Super Star Rajnikanth:
Family of Tamil actor Rajnikanth:
The name of wife of Tamil actor Rajnikanth is Latha Rangachari who is now Latha Rajnikanth. Mrs Latha Rajnikanth is an Iyengar. The marriage date of Rajnikanth – Latha couple is 26th February 1981. Age of Rajnikanth when he got married was 31. Place of marriage of Rajnikanth is in Tirupati of Andhra Pradesh. Children of Rajnikanth are two. Rajni has two daughters namely Saundarya Rajnikanth and Aishwarya Rajnikanth. Aishwarya Rajnikanth is married to one of the leading Tamil actors Dhanush. The current occupation of Latha Rajnikanth is running an Ashram school. The marriage date of Aishwarya Rajnikanth with Dhanush is 18 Nov 2004. The name of sons of Aishwarya Rajnikanth is, Yathra and Linga.
The younger daughter of Rajnikanth is a graphic designer. The name of husband of Soundarya Rajnikanth is Ashwin Ramkumar. Marriage date of Soundarya Rajniknath is 03 September 2010.
Awards and honours of Rajnikanth:
Rajnikanth has won a lot of awards in his filmy career that we can write a separate Article for the list of awards he has won in his career. He has won most of awards in Tamil cinema industry. in the year 1984, Rajnikanth won the Filmfare award for his performance in the Tamil movie Nallavanukku Nallavan. Starting from that, Rajni won so many awards like Tamilnadu state films award for Muthu etc.,
List of awards Rajnikanth won:
1. Ambika awards
2. Arima Sangam Awards
3. Cinema Express Awards
4. Civilian honors
5. Filmalaya Awards
6. Filmfans Association Awards
7. Filmfare awards South
8. Kalasagar Awards
9. NDTV Awards
10. Raj Kapoor Awards by govt of Maharashtra
11. South screen Awards
12. Sun flash awards
13. Tamilnadu Murpokku Ezhuthalar Sangam Award
14. Tamilnadu State Film Awards
15. Thirai kadhir and
16. Vijay Awards
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