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Rajinikanth: Indian actor
Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, known professionally as Rajinikanth, is an Indian film actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema. In addition to acting, he has also worked as a producer and screenwriter. Hailed as Superstar or Thalaivaa (leader), Rajinikanth is widely regarded as the most popular actor in South India and is the highest-grossing actor in Tamil cinema history. As of 2019, Rajinikanth has won six Tamil Nadu State Film Awards—four Best Actor Awards and two Special Awards for Best Actor—and a Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award. The Government of India has honored him with the Padma Bhushan (2000) and the Padma Vibhushan (2016). He received the Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Award for Excellence in Indian Cinema at the 4th Vijay Awards. At the 45th International Film Festival of India (2014), he was conferred with the "Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year". At the 50th edition, he will be honored with the Icon of Global Jubilee award.

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Rajinikanth slams Centre over Delhi violence


IndiaTimes - Published

I-T dept withdraws penalty appeal against Rajinikanth


IndiaTimes - Published

Rajini shoots for Bear Grylls, makes meme makers go wild


IndiaTimes - Published

Rajinikanth twists ankle while shooting for 'Man vs Wild'


IndiaTimes - Published

'Man vs Wild': Rajinikanth suffers minor injuries during shoot with Bear Grylls at Bandipur forest; says he's alright

"I have not received any wounds but just scratches due to little thorns, that's it. I am alright," the superstar later clarified
DNA - Published

Tamil Nadu: Days after Rajinikanth's remark, Periyar statue vandalised in Chengalpattu

The police have launched an investigation into the matter.
DNA - Published

Rajini stirs a storm with Periyar remark

Even as activists of several Periyarist movements demanded an apology from actor Rajinikanth for his comment against noted social reformer E V R Periyar while referring to a rally taken out in Salem by..
IndiaTimes - Published

Won't apologise over comments on Periyar: Rajinikanth

Rajini stated that his comments were based on news reports that he had read in famous English newspapers and magazines
DNA - Published

Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan's MNM, Rajinikanth to skip local body polls

The local rural body elections will be held in Tamil Nadu in two phases - on December 27 and on December 30.
DNA - Published

Rajinikanth says miracle and wonder will happen in 2021, EPS says actor might have meant AIADMK’s return to power

Actor Rajinikanth on Thursday reiterated his earlier statement about a miracle and a wonder that would happen in Tamil Nadu politics in 2021 when the state assembly elections will be held.
IndiaTimes - Published

Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth hint at joining hands politically ‘if need arises’

In a move that could set the political tongues wagging in Tamil Nadu, actors Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth on Tuesday said they would join hands politically if the need arose.
IndiaTimes - Published

'Some trying to give impression I am a BJP man, not true': Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth also said, "BJP is trying to paint me saffron, same they tried with Thiruvalluvar (Tamil poet). The fact remains that neither Thiruvalluvar nor I will fall into their trap."
DNA - Published

'Rajnikant' won't land till Vikram 'recovered'

Vikram is still believed to be on the lunar surface but at this point, chances of recovery are close to none.
DNA - Published

Rajinikanth bats for common language; but says Hindi can't be imposed

Rajinikanth's balancing act?
DNA - Published

Kashmir will not be part of India, says MDMK chief Vaiko

Vaiko, known for his abrasive remarks on several issues, made the dramatic assertion while reacting to a question from reporters here on Monday on film star Rajinikanth lauding Prime Minister Narendra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Modi-Shah are like Krishna, Arjuna: Rajinikanth


IndiaTimes - Published

Modi-Shah like Krishna-Arjuna: Rajinikanth calls abrogation of Article 370 a 'fantastic move'

Hailing PM Modi and Amit Shah after the government fulfilled one of its promises - abrogation of Article 370 - Rajinikanth termed it as a 'fantastic move' by the Centre.
DNA - Published

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