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The Tamil mega star from 70s till present, he is one of the highest earning actors in Asia. He has also worked in Hindi, Telugu and Kannada and even an English film. Born in Bangalore (India) he was the son of a police constable. He was employed as a bus conductor before he joined the Madras Film Institute. He made his debut in Katha Sangama (1975)... See full bio »
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 2014 Kochadaiiyaan (post-production)
Kochadaiiyaan / Rana
 2011 Ra.One
Chitti
 2008 Kuselan
Ashok Kumar
 2007 Sivaji
Sivaji Arumugam
 2005 Chandramukhi
Dr.Saravanan / Vettaiyan Raja
 2002 Baba
Baba
 2000 Bulandi
Ghajraj Thakur
 1999 Arunachalam
Arunachalam
 1999 Padaiyappa
Padaiyappa
 1997 Krantikari
 1995 Peda Rayudu
Murdered Village Chief
 1995 Muthu
Muthu
 1995 Aatank Hi Aatank
Munna
 1995 Baasha
Baasha / Manickam
 1994 Veera
Muthuveerappan "Veera"
 1994 Double Game
 1994 Shakaal
 1993 Uzhaippaali
 1993 Valli
 1993 Pyara Bharat Yeh Kahe (TV Movie)
 1993 Ejamaan
Vanavarayan
 1993 Insaniyat Ke Devta
Anwar
 1992 Annamalai
Annamalai
 1992 Pandian
Pandiyan
 1992 Tyagi
Shankar G. 'Dadhu' Dayal
 1992 Mannan
Krishna
 1991 Dharma Durai
Dharma Durai
 1991 Phool Bane Angaarey
Inspector Ranjeet Singh (as Rajnikant)
 1991 Shanti Kranti
 1991 Thalapathi
Surya
 1991 Khoon Ka Karz
Kishan
 1991 Farishtay
Police Inspector Arjun Ramojirao Shivajirao Gaikwad Jadish Mulk Tange (as Rajnikant)
 1991 Hum
Kumar (as Rajnikant)
 1990 Adisaya Piravi
Kalicharan / Balwant 'Balu' / Inspector Maha
 1990 Panakkaran
 1989 Kodiparakkudu
Erode Shivagiri / Dada
 1989 Mappilai
 1989 Raja Chinna Roja
Raja
 1989 Siva
 1989 ChaalBaaz
Jaggu (as Rajinikant)
 1989 Zulm Ki Zanjeer
Raghunath 'Raghu'
 1989 Bhrashtachar
Abdul Sattar
 1989 Gair Kaanooni
Azam Khan
 1988 Guru Sisyan
 1988 Rajathi Raja
 1988 Bloodstone
Shyam Sabu
 1988 Tamacha
Vikram Pratap Singh 'Vicky'
 1987 Daku Hasina
Mangal Singh
 1987 Manithan
 1987 Oor Kavalan
 1987 Velaikkaaran
 1987 Uttar Dakshin
 1987 Zulm Ka Jawab
 1987 Bihari Gunda
 1986 Maaveran
 1986/I Mr. Bharath
Bharat (Gopinath's & Shanti's Son)
 1986 Dosti Dushmani
Ranjeet
 1986 Asli Naqli
Birju Ustad
 1986 Bhagwaan Dada
Bhagwaan Dada
 1986 Ilaaka
 1986 Viduthalai
 1985 Aaj Ka Dada
 1985 Mera Inteqam
 1985 Padikkathavan
Rajkumar 'Raja' K. Pandey
 1985 Sree Raaghavendar
Venkatanathan
 1985 Geraftaar
Inspector Hussein (Guest Appearance) (as Rajanikanth)
 1985 Wafadaar
Ranga
 1985 Bewafai
Ranvir
 1985 Mahaguru
Vijay (Maha Guru)
 1985 Ek Saudagar
Kishore
 1985 Fauladi Mukka
 1985 Mera Badla
 1984 Aakhri Sangram
Bholu Pandit
 1984 Kai Kodukkam Kai
Kaalimuthu / Veer
 1984 Nuvva Nena
 1984 Takkaridonga
 1984 Tiger Rajani
 1984 John Jani Janardhan
Janardhan B. Gupta / Inspector John A. Mendez / Jani
 1984 Gangvaa
 1984 Insaaf Kaun Karega
Police Inspector Vikram Singh
 1984 Meri Adalat (as Rajnikant)
 1984 Bhooka Sher
 1984 Dushmano Ka Dushman
Manohar
 1984 Johny Ustad
Johny
 1983 Adutha Varisu
 1983 Andhaa Kanoon
Vijay Kumar Singh
 1983 Paayum Puli
 1983 Thayi Veedu
 1983 Jeet Hamaari
Raju
 1983 Moondru Mugham
Alex Pandiyan
 1983 Thanga Magan
 1982 Agni Sakshi
 1982 Engeyo Ketta Kural
Kumaran
 1982 Pokkiri Raja
 1982 Pyara Tarana
 1982 Ranga
 1981 Garjanai
 1981 Kazhugu
 1981 Netri Kann
 1981 Ranuva Veeran
 1981 Thillu Mullu
Chandran / Indiran
 1981 Thee
Rajshekhar 'Raja'
 1981 Black Cobra
 1980 Billa
Billa
 1980 Johnny/Jani
Johnny / Jani / Johny / ...
 1980 Murattu Kaalai
Kaaliyan
 1980 Polladhavan
 1980 Kaali
Kaali
 1980 Ram Robert Rahim
Ram
 1979 Diler
 1979 Johnny
 1979 Kuppathu Raja
 1979 Naan Vaazha Vaippen
Michael
 1979 Tiger
 1978 Aval Appadithaan
Advertising Boss
 1978 Bhairavi
 1978 Chadurangam
 1978 Kiladi Kittu
 1978 Mangudi Minor
 1978 Mullum Malarum
Kali
 1978 Priya
Ganesh
 1978 Thappitha Thala
Devu
 1978 Thayi Meethu Sathyam
Babu
 1977 Aame Katha
 1977 Avargal
Ramnath
 1977 Chilakamma Cheppindi
Kasi
 1977 Gayatri
 1977 Kavikuyil
 1977 Pathinaru Vayathinile
Parattayan
 1976 Anthuleni Katha
Murthy
 1975 Apoorva Raagangal
Abaswaram
 1975 Katha Sangama
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Alternate Names:

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Height:

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His 100th film was Sri Raghvendra, which was made in Tamil. See more »

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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