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 Rajinikanth From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Rajinikanth Born Shivaji Rao Gaekwad December 12, 1950 (1950-12-12) (age 57) [1] Karnataka , India Other name(s) Rajni, Super Star, Thalaivar Occupation Actor Years active 1975-2002, 2005-present Spouse(s) Latha Rajinikanth Official website Awards won Filmfare Awards Best Actor Muthu (1995) Other awards Kalaimamani (1984). Padmabhushan (2000). Tamil Nadu Government Award for Best Actor for his movies Chandramukhi 2007 , Aarilirunthu Arubathu Varai 1979, Moondru Mugam 1982. Reliance Mobile Vijay Award 2007 for Favourite Hero (2008).
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NDTV Award - Entertainer of the Year (2007). Rajinikanth ( Kannada : g ; Marathi : " ] ; Tamil : g g ) (born Shivaji Rao Gaekwad , December 12 , 1950 [1] ) is one of the most influential and bankable movie stars in the Tamil film industry . Rajnikanth's mass popularity and appeal is largely drawn from his mannerisms and stylized delivery of dialogue. He received India's third highest honour, the Padma Bhushan , for his contribution to Indian cinema in 2000. [2] He was reportedly paid Rs. 26 crores (about USD 6.25 Million) for his latest blockbuster Sivaji [3] , making him the highest paid actor in Asia after Jackie Chan . [4]
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Contents 1 Early life 2 Acting career 2 . 1 D e b u t a n d R i s e : 1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 9 2 . 2 G a i n i n g P o p
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[ edit ] Early life Acharya Patashala-The school Rajinikanth went to in Bangalore . Rajinikanth was born in a Maratha family in Karnataka , India . He was the fourth child of his parents, Jijabai and Ramojirao Gaekwad. [1] He was named Shivajirao Gaekwad. Gaekwad is a family name among the Marathas. He lost his mother at the age of five. His residence was located at Hanumantha Nagar in Bangalore. He did his schooling at the Acharya Paathshala in Bangalore (N.R.Colony) and then at the Vivekananda Balaka Sangha. Rajinikanth struggled a lot during his early age because of poverty. Although his mother-tongue is Marathi , [5] [6] he has not acted in any Marathi movies yet. He began his career doing various jobs in Bangalore . He also attended a theatre for stage plays. Before starting his career in the film industry, He used to practice the Stunt at Hanumantha Guda (Rama Hanuman Temple) at the Hill near to his House, he worked as a bus conductor for the Bangalore Transport Service in Bangalore. [7] It was during this time that he nurtured his acting interests by performing in various stage plays. [7] He married Latha on February 26 , 1981 , at the age of 31 in Tirupati , Andhra Pradesh and they have two children: Aishwarya and Soundarya Rajinikanth . Latha currently runs a school named The Ashram. His elder daughter Aishwariya married actor
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2010 for the course GENERAL AR ECE 250 taught by Professor Drcapps during the Spring '10 term at N.C. State.

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