Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, known professionally as Rajinikanth, is an Indian actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema. He began acting in plays while working in the Bangalore Transport Service as a bus conductor. In 1973, he joined the Madras Film Institute to pursue a diploma in acting. Following his debut in K. Balachander's 1975 Tamil drama Apoorva Raagangal, his acting career commenced with a brief phase of portraying antagonistic characters in Tamil films.
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
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
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
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