Rajinikanth (II)


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Rajinikanth has been a megastar in the Tamil movie industry since the 70s. He is one of the highest earning actors in Asia. Primarily starring in Tamil movies, he has also worked in Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, and American movies. He was born in Bangalore (India), and was employed as a bus conductor before he joined the Madras Film Institute. He made ... See full bio »

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Known For

Enthiran Dr. Vaseegaran / Chitti
(2010)
Sivaji Sivaji Arumugam
(2007)
2.0 Dr. Vaseegaran / Chitti
(2018)
Baasha Baasha / Manickam
(1995)

Filmography

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 2021 Annaatthe
Kaalaiyan
 2020 Darbar
Aadithya Arunachalam
 2019 Nakash Aziz & Inno Genga: Ullaallaa (Music Video)
Rajinikanth
 2019 Petta
Kaali
 2018 2.0
Dr. Vaseegaran / Chitti
 2018 Armaan Malik & Shashaa Tirupati: Tu Hi Re (Music Video)
Rajinikanth
 2018 Kaala
Karikaalan
 2016 Kabali
Kabali
 2014 Lingaa
Raja Lingeswaran / Lingaa
 2014 Kochadaiiyaan
Kochadaiiyaan / Rana / Sena (as Rajnikanth)
 2011 Ra.One
Chitti (as Rajnikanth)
 2010 Enthiran
Dr. Vaseegaran / Chitti (as Rajnikanth)
 2008 Katha Nayakudu
Ashok kumar (guest apperance)
 2008 Kuselan
Ashok Kumar (as Rajnikanth)
 2007 Sivaji
Sivaji Arumugam (as Rajnikanth)
 2005 Chandramukhi
Dr.Saravanan / Vettaiyan Raja (as Rajnikanth)
 2002 Baba
Baba (as Rajnikanth)
 2000 Bulandi
Ghajraj Thakur (as Rajnikanth)
 1999 Arunachalam
Arunachalam (as Rajnikanth)
 1999 Padaiyappa
Padaiyappa (as Rajnikanth)
 1997 Krantikari (as Rajnikanth)
 1995 Muthu
Muthu (as Rajnikanth)
 1995 Aatank Hi Aatank
Munna (as Rajnikanth)
 1995 Peda Rayudu
Paparayudu
 1995 Baasha
Baasha / Manickam (as Rajnikanth)
 1994 Periya Idathu Pillai (as Rajnikanth)
 1994 Raja Chinna Roja
Raja (as Rajnikanth)
 1994 Veera
Muthuveerappan "Veera" (as Rajnikanth)
 1993 Uzhaippaali (as Rajnikanth)
 1993 Valli (as Rajnikanth)
 1993 Ejamaan
Vanavarayan (as Rajnikanth)
 1993 Insaniyat Ke Devta
Anwar (as Rajnikanth)
 1992 Pandian
Pandiyan (as Rajnikanth)
 1992 Annamalai
Annamalai (as Rajnikanth)
 1992 Tyagi
Shankar G. 'Dadhu' Dayal (as Rajnikanth)
 1992 Mannan
Krishna (as Rajnikanth)
 1991 Dharma Durai
Dharma Durai (as Rajnikanth)
 1991 Phool Bane Angaray
Inspector Ranjeet Singh (as Rajnikant)
 1991 Thalapathi
Surya
 1991 Nattukku Oru Nallavan (as Rajnikanth)
 1991 Khoon Ka Karz
Kishan (as Rajnikanth)
 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 (as Rajnikanth)
 1990 Panakkaran
Muthu (as Rajnikanth)
 1989 Kodiparakkudu
Erode Shivagiri / Dada (as Rajnikanth)
 1989 Mappilai (as Rajnikanth)
 1989 Chaalbaaz
Jaggu (as Rajinikant)
 1989 Bhrashtachar
Abdul Sattar (as Rajnikanth)
 1989 Siva
 1989 Gair Kaanooni
Azam Khan (as Rajnikanth)
 1988 Dharmathin Thalaivan (as Rajnikanth)
 1988 Guru Sishyan (as Rajnikanth)
 1988 Rajathi Raja (as Rajnikanth)
 1988 Bloodstone
Shyam Sabu (as Rajnikanth)
 1988 Tamacha
Vikram Pratap Singh 'Vicky' (as Rajnikanth)
 1987 Daku Hasina
Mangal Singh (as Rajnikanth)
 1987 Velaikkaaran (as Rajnikanth)
 1987 Zameen
 1987 Uttar Dakshin
Shankaran KK Verma (as Rajnikanth)
 1987 Oor Kavalan (as Rajnikanth)
 1987 Manithan (as Rajnikanth)
 1986 Naan Adimai Illai (as Rajnikanth)
 1986 Maaveeran (as Rajnikanth)
 1986 Dosti Dushmani
Ranjeet (as Rajnikanth)
 1986 Asli Naqli
Birju Ustad (as Rajnikanth)
 1986 Kodai Mazhai
Guest appearance
 1986 Bhagwaan Dada
Bhagwaan Dada (as Rajnikanth)
 1986 Jeevana Poratam (as Rajnikanth)
 1986/I Mr. Bharath
Bharat (Gopinath's & Shanti's Son) (as Rajnikanth)
 1986 Viduthalai (as Rajnikanth)
 1985 Chithirame Chithirame (as Rajnikanth)
 1985 Padikkathavan
Rajendran (as Rajnikanth)
 1985 Geraftaar
Inspector Hussein (Guest Appearance) (as Rajanikanth)
 1985 Sri Raghavendra
Shri Raghavendra (as Rajnikanth)
 1985 Wafadaar
Ranga (as Rajnikanth)
 1985 Bewafai
Ranvir (as Rajnikanth)
 1985 Unn Kannil Neer Vazhindal
Ravi (as Rajnikanth)
 1985 Mahaguru
Vijay (Maha Guru) (as Rajnikanth)
 1985 Naan Sigappu Manithan
Professor Vijay (as Rajnikanth)
 1985 Nyayam Meere Cheppali
Atmaram (Guest Role)
 1985 Paayum Puli
Bharani (as Rajnikanth)
 1984 John Jani Janardhan
Janardhan B. Gupta / Inspector John A. Mendez / Jani (as Rajnikanth)
 1984 Nallavanukku Nallavan
Manickam (as Rajnikanth)
 1984 Gangvaa
Gangvaa (Gangadin) (as Rajnikanth)
 1984 Insaaf Kaun Karega
Police Inspector Vikram Singh (as Rajnikanth)
 1984 Idhey Naa Savaal
Ramu (as Rajnikanth)
 1984 Kai Kodukkam Kai
Kaalimuthu (as Superstar Rajnikanth)
 1984 Thambikku Entha Ooru
Balu (as Rajnikanth)
 1984 Naan Mahaan Alla
Vishwanath (as Rajnikanth)
 1984 Meri Adaalat
Inspector Ashok (as Rajnikant)
 1984 Anbulla Rajanikant (as Rajnikanth)
 1984 Love in Singapore
Ganesh (as Rajnikanth)
 1983 Thudikkum Karangal (as Rajnikanth)
 1983 Thanga Magan
Arun (as Rajnikanth)
 1983 Adutha Varisu
Kannan (as Rajnikanth)
 1983 Jeet Hamaari
Raju (as Rajnikanth)
 1983 Sivappu Sooriyan
Vijay (as Rajnikanth)
 1983 Thayi Veedu (as Rajnikanth)
 1983 Andhaa Kaanoon
Vijay Kumar Singh (as Rajnikanth)
 1983 Uruvangal Maralam
God (Guest Appearance) (as Rajnikanth)
 1982 Moondru Mugham
Alex Pandiyan / Arun / John (as Rajnikanth)
 1982 Engeyo Ketta Kural
Kumaran (as Rajnikanth)
 1982 Nandri Meendum Varuga (as Rajnikanth)
 1982 Pudhu Kavithai
Anand (as Rajnikanth)
 1982 Ranga
Ranga (as Rajnikanth)
 1982 Thanikkattu Raja
Soori (as Rajnikanth)
 1982 Pokkiri Raja
Ramesh / Raja (as Rajnikanth)
 1981 Ranuva Veeran
Raghu (as Rajnikanth)
 1981 Netri Kann
Chakravarthy / Santhosh (as Rajnikanth)
 1981 Garjanai
Dr. Vijay (as Rajnikanth)
 1981 Thillu Mullu
Chandran / Indiran (as Rajnikanth)
 1981 Kazhugu
Rajasekar (as Rajnikanth)
 1981 Thee
Rajshekhar 'Raja' (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Kurinchi Malar (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Polladhavan
Manohar (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Murattu Kaalai
Kaalaiyan (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Ellam Un Kairasi
Raja (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Kaali
Kaali (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Johny Ustad
Johnny / Vidyasagar (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Naan Potta Savaal
Ramu (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Maayadhaari Krishnudu
Krishna (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Anbukku Naan Adimai
Gopinath (Tamil) / Krishna (Telugu) (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Ram Robert Rahim
Ram (as Rajnikanth)
 1980 Billa
Billa / Rajappa (as Rajnikanth)
 1979 Annai Oru Aalayam (as Rajnikanth)
 1979 Aarilirindhu Aruvathu Varai
Santhanam (as Rajnikanth)
 1979 Tiger
Rashid (as Rajnikanth)
 1979 Naan Vaazha Vaippen
Michael D'souza (as Rajnikanth)
 1979 Dharma Yuddham
Vijay (as Rajnikanth)
 1979 Alavuddinum Athbutha Vilakkum
Kamaruddin (as Rajnikanth)
 1979 Ninaithale Inikkum
Deepak (as Rajnikanth)
 1979 Thayillamal Nannilai
Pichuva pakkiri (Cameo Role)
 1979 Kuppathu Raja
Jakku (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Kiladi Kittu (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Sadhurangam (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Justice Gopinath
Ravi (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 En Kelvikku Enna Bathil
Saravana / Solomon (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Aval Appadithaan
Thyagu (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Thayi Meethu Sathyam
Babu (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Thappu Thalangal
Devu (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Iraivan Kodutha Varam
Rajinikanth (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Mullum Malarum
Kaali (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Vayasu Pilichindi
Murali (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Vanakathukuria Kathaliye
Joe (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Bhairavi
Mookaiya (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Mangudi Minor
Kumar (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Maathu Thappadha Maga
Chandru (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Ayiram Janmangal (as Rajnikanth)
 1978 Shankar Saleem Simon
Simon (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Galate Samsara
Balu (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Aame Katha
Guest Appearance (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Tholireyi Gadichindi (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Aarupushpangal
Ravi (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Kumkuma Rakshe (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Gayatri
Rajarathnam (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Aadu Puli Attam
Rajini (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Sahodarara Saval (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Pathinaru Vayathinile
Parattayan (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Bhuvana Oru Kelvikkuri
Sampath (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Chilakamma Cheppindi
Ravi (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Raghupati Raghava Rajaram (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Kavikuyil
Murugan (as Rajnikanth)
 1977 Avargal
Ramanathan (as Rajnikanth)
 1976 Baalu Jenu
Vasu
 1976 Moondru Mudichu
Prasath (as Rajnikanth)
 1976 Anthuleni Katha
Murthy (as Rajnikanth)
 1975 Katha Sangama
Kondaji (as Rajnikanth)
 1975 Apoorva Raagangal
Pandiyan (as Rajnikanth)
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Other Works:

Starred in the shelved film, Ravindra Pictures "Baki Itihaas"(1987) Starring Jeetendra,Rajnikanth,Raza Murad,Gulshan Grover,Music by Ravindra Jain,Produced by Geeta Roy, Directed by Ashok Roy.

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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Rajanikanth | 'SuperStar' RajiniKanth | Rajinikant | Superstar Rajnikanth | Rajnikanth | Rajnikant

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Latha  (2 children)

Children:

Aishwarya Dhanush | See more »

Parents:

Jijabai | Gaekwad, Ramoji Rao
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Personal Quote:

The happiest men in this world are child, lunatic and a sage. See more »

Trivia:

South Indian producer Veeraswamy had intentions of remaking the Kannada hit film Chakravuha in Hindi. He had a trial showing for Prakash Mehra and told him he was planning to make the film in Hindi with Rajnikanth. This is when Prakash Mehra suggested he sign Amitabh for the film and increase the films mass appeal and price with distributors. See more »

Trademark:

Known for his uniquely stylized ways of dialogue delivery, performance, gestures, mannerisms, tricks, etc See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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