Superstar Rajinikanth won the hearts of millions of audience with his unique style and mannerisms.
Here are some interesting facts about the Rajinikanth :
1. Rajinikanth made his acting debut in the direction of K Balachandar through the film Abborva Raagangal.
2. Rajinikanth worked as a bus conductor in Bengaluru after which he made his debut as an actor at the age of 25. Balachandar was impressed with his performance in a play which made him an actor.
3. Shivaji Rao Gaikwad was the original name of Rajinikanth after which he changed his screen name. He worked in languages Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam along with Hindi and Bengali. But Rajini never did a film in his home tongue Marathi.
4. Rajinikanth has a huge fan base and so none of his directors showed a tragic climax in his movies. Rajinikanth never acted in a death scene on screen.
5. Rajinikanth has a huge fan base across the world and his movies release widely in all the languages. However Rajini stays down to earth and he maintains good relation with every Superstar in Indian cinema. As a tribute to Superstar, Sharukh Khan revealed the song Lungi Dance from Chennai Express.
6. Rajini has a huge respect for his fans. Years ago, three of his fans met with an accident on his birthday after which Rajinikanth stopped celebrating his birthdays.
7. Rajinikanth is one of the highest paid Indian actors and he hiked his remuneration after the release of Shivaji. He was charging Rs 26 crore for a movie which is huge for an Indian actor all over the world. He stands next to Jackie Chan in his remuneration.
8. Superstar is the only actor who appeared in black and white, colour, 3D and motion capture forms of cinema.
9. Rajinikanth became active on social networkings through his twitter for the first time on May 5th 2014 and broke the record by having 2.5 lakh followers on the very first day.
10. Rajinikanth teamed up with Shankar for Robo which smashed all the existing records of South Indian cinema. The movie has been listed in the top 50 movies in IMDB.