Rajinikanth aka Shivaji Rao Gaekwad is an Indian film actor, singer, and producer who mainly works in Tamil Film Industry. He was born on Sunday, April 17, 1966, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, to Ramoji Rao Gaekwad (Police Constable), and his wife Jijabai.
Rajini has three siblings, two elder brothers named Satyanarayana Rao & Nageshwara Rao and a sister Aswath Balu Bhai. He is the youngest of four children. Rajinikanth did his schooling at Kannada Model Primary School, Bangalore, and Acharya Pathasala Public School, Bangalore.
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Rajinikanth has done several different jobs like carpenter, coolie and he then became bus driver at Bangalore Transport Service. With the help of his friend, Raj Bahadur, he then joined Madras Film Institute and completed a Diploma in Acting. During this period, Rajini meets director K Balachander, who offered him a role in his film.
In 1975, Rajinikanth made his acting debut under K Balachander’s direction with the “Apoorva Raagangal” movie. He then made his acting debut in Kannada Cinema with “Katha Sangama” movie, in the same year, “Anthuleni Katha” movie he made his debut in Tollywood.
In the following years, he acted in few films like Moondru Mudichu (Tamil), Baalu Jenu (Kannada), Avargal (Tamil), Kavikkuyil (Tamil), and Raghupathi Raghavan Rajaram (Tamil). In 1977, for the first time, Rajinikanth appeared as the Lead Actor in the Telugu movie “Chilakamma Cheppindi”.
Rajinikanth All Wiki Biography:
|Real Name||Shivaji Rao Gaekwad|
|Profession (s)||Actor, Screenplay writer, |
Philanthropist, and Producer.
Physical Stats & More:
|Height||173 cm (in centimeters)|
1.73 m (in meters)
5’8″ (in feet inches)
|Weight||75 kg (in kilograms)|
165 Ibs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements||Chest: 40 Inches|
Waist: 33 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
|Date of Birth||December 12, 1950|
|Birthplace||Bangalore, Karnataka, India.|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.|
|School||Kannada Model Primary School, Bangalore, and|
Acharya Pathasala Public School, Bangalore.
|College||Madras Film Institute|
|Educational Qualifications||Diploma in Acting|
Tamil: Apoorva Raagangal (1975)
Kannada: Katha Sangama (1976)
Telugu: Anthuleni Katha (1976)
Malayalam: Allauddinum Albhutha Vilakkum (1979)
Hindi: Andha Kanoon (1983)
Production: Maaveeran (1986)
|Hobbies||Traveling, Reading, and Gardening.|
|Parents||Father: Ramoji Rao Gaekwad|
|Siblings||Brother: Satyanarayana Rao and Nageshwara Rao|
Sister: Aswath Balu Bhai
|Marriage Date||February 26, 1981|
|Children||Daughter: Aishwarya Rajinikanth (1 January 1982) and |
Soundarya Rajinikanth (September 20, 1984).