Top 10 Interesting Facts about Rajanikant
We always talk about Bollywood and Hollywood, comparing between these two industries.
Rajinikanth was born to Ramoji and Jijabai Gaikwad, a Maharashtrian couple, living in Bangalore and was named Shivaji Rao Gaikwad. His mother left the world when Rajini was 5 and after that, the family went through a crisis.
As a young man, Rajinikanth did several odd jobs. He was working as a bus conductor before he created its name in the film industry.
Rajanikant's friend Raj Bahadur encouraged him to achieve his dreams and become an actor. Bahadur asked him to join Madras Film Institute.
He did only a few films in Bollywood, most of the films are in Tollywood. You will see Rajani in total 160 films. Shivaji-The Boss is Rajani’s all-time favourite film.
Billa was his first blockbuster which is a remake of Amitabh's Don.
In Moondru Moogam, Rajini played a triple role for the first time. He got Best Actor award from the Tamil Nadu government for this movie.
Rajani’s entry in Bollywood was in Andha Kanoon. Sri Raghavendra was Rajani's 100th film released in 1985.
Raaja Chinna Roja was the first film which used animation in Tamil film. Of course, Rajani was the part of this film. Very few people know that Rajani is also a good screenplay writer. In the Valli movie, he wrote all screenplay and was as a guest appearance.
The film Baasha gave a ‘Superstar’ tag to Rajanikant. This film was released in 1995 and breaks most of box office records.
Muthu film was the first Tamil movie dubbed and released in Japan. Song from this movie Thilana Thilana wins lots of Japanese hearts.
Not only Tamil and Bollywood but also he entered into one Bengali film, Bhagya Debata. Padayappa was 150th film of this superstar.
Baba movie flopped at the box-office, Rajinikanth repaid the losses to the producers from his own pocket.
In 2007, his movie Chandramukhi was released. This movie also dubbed for Turkish and German audience. Sivaji was the first movie which is at the top of the box office in the UK and Saudi Arabia.