Rajinikanth Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Wiki & More
Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, famous by his mononymous stage name Mr Rajinikanth who was born on 12 December 1950 (age 66) in Bengaluru, Karnatka, India.
Rajnikanth mostly acting in Tamil movies and sometimes appear in Bollywood also with Superstar Amitabh Bachchan.
Before acting Rajnikanth was working as a bus conductor in 1973. Rajnikanth is very famous for his donations in Tamil Nadu.
Rajnikanth was the highest paid actor in Asia after Jackie Chan at that time, he is not only acting but also worked as a producer and screenwriter in Tamil Movies.
Rajnikanth won 6 awards for his best acting and contribution to Tamil film industry.
Today 12 December 2017, Rajnikanth’s Birthday celebration organized as a festival in Tamil Nadu.
|Rajinikanth Biography & Wiki|
|Real Name||Shivaji Rao Gaekwad|
|Nickname||Rajinikanth, Thalaiva, Superstar|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Screenplay Writer, Philanthropist|
|Date of Birth||12 December 1950|
|Birthplace||Bengaluru, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India|
|Debut Movie||Apoorva Raagangal (1975, Tamil)
Katha Sangama (1976, Kannada)
Anthuleni Katha (1976, Telugu)
Andha Kanoon (1983, Bollywood)
|Rajinikanth Height, Weight & Body Measurements|
|Height in Centimeters||173 cm|
|Height in meters||1.73 m|
|Height in Inches||5’ 8”|
|Weight in Kilograms||73 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||161 lbs|
|Body Measurements||40-33-12 Inches|
|Chest Size||40 Inches|
|Waist Size||33 Inches|
|Biceps Size||12 Inches|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Family||Father– Ramoji Rao Gaekwad (Worked as a police constable)
Mother– Jijabai (Homemaker)
Brothers– Satyanarayana Rao (Elder), Nageshwara Rao (Elder)
Sister– Aswath Balubhai (Elder)
|Address||A bungalow in Poes Garden, Chennai.|
|Hobbies||Travelling, reading, gardening|
|Controversies||• In 2002, Rajinikanth undertook a day-long fast to protest the Government of Karnataka’s decision to not release Kaveri River water into Tamil Nadu, and announced that he would contribute ₹10 million (US$160,000) toward a plan to interlink Indian rivers.He met with Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and many experts to canvass support for the project
• In 2015, the Madras High Court issued a notice to Rajinikanth, on a plea by a financier to take action against the director, Kasthuri Raja, father of the Dhanush. The financier also claimed that he gave money to Kasthuri Raja after he had used Rajinikanth’s name. He wanted Rajinikanth to ‘initiate action against his relative for misusing his name without his consent.’
• In 2017, Lyca Productions announced that Rajinikanth will unveil a housing scheme by its charity wing ‘Gnanam Foundation’ for displaced Tamils in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. After this announcement, the pro-Tamil protested against Rajinikanth’s visit.
|Favourite Food||Masala Dosa|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Sylvester Stallone|
|Favourite Actress||Rekha, Hema Malini|
|Favourite Film||Veera Kesari (Kannada)|
|Favourite Books||Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki, Amma Vanthal by T. Janakiraman|
|Favourite Politician||Lee Kuan Yew (Former Prime Minister of Singapore)|
|Favourite Destination||The Himalayas|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Silk Smitha (Actress)
Latha (Producer, Singer)
|Wife/Spouse||Latha (Producer, Singer, m.1981-present)|
|Marriage Date||26 February 1981|
Daughter– Aishwarya (born in 1982), Soundarya (born in 1984)
|Cars Collection||Premier Padmini Fiat, Chevrolet Tavera, Toyota Innova, Ambassador, Honda Civic|
|Bikes Collection||Suzuki Hayabusa, Suzuki Intruder M1800 RZ|
|Salary||40-45 crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||$55 million|
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