Rajnikanth’s style is unique and he rules the hearts of millions. He has been one of the most charismatic actors with an unbeatable approach in acting. Despite of being at the peak of his profession, he leads a very modest and simple life. For several decades he has given plenty of blockbusters which left bells ringing at the box office.
Even today, his movies exhibit exceptional business not only in India but many foreign nations including Japan. Known for his humbleness and kind nature, the actor is almost worshipped in South India. So here we present to you some mind blowing facts about the megastar.
- The Tamil Megastar was born in a Maharashtrian family.
- Rajnikanth is his reel name, whereas in real life his name is Sivaji Rao Gaikwad.
- After Jackie Chan, the highest paid actor in entire Asia is Rajnikanth.
- Irrespective of such huge crowd of actors in Indian Film Industry, Rajnikanth is the only one that has been featured in the CBSE syllabus.
- He has also acted in a Bangali movie, named Bhagya Debata.
- His super famous style of tossing the cigarette up in the air just to catch it with his lips was mastered by him at an early age of 18. This stunt was used by him to impress his seniors so that he could be a part of their gang.
- He worked as a bus conductor and was encouraged by his friend Bahadur to join Film Institute in Pune.
- The only actress who worked with him as a child artist and also as a heroine is Meena.
- He is a hard core fan of Kamal Hassan.
- Though he has won a number of state awards and has also been honored with Padma Bhushan but he is still to bag the National Award.