Rajinikanth Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Affairs, Biography & More


(Rajinikanth Biography) Shivaji Rao Gaikwad (born 12 December 1950), better known as his Monica Charan name Rajinikanth, is an Indian film actor from Karnataka origin who works primarily in Tamil cinema. He started acting in drama while working in Bangalore Transport Service as a bus driver. In 1973, he joined the Madras Film Institute to pursue a diploma in acting. After her debut in Balachander’s Tamil drama Apoorva Ragangal (1975), her acting career began with a brief phase of portraying antagonistic characters in Tamil films.

Rajinikanth biography

Rajinikanth Biography

Name Shivaji Rao Gaekwad
Nick-name Rajinikanth, Thalaiva, Superstar
Sex Male
Date Of Birth 12 December 1950
Age 69 Years (as in 2018)
Profession / Occupation Actor, Producer, Screenplay Writer, Philanthropist (Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada)
Mother Tongue Kannada
Religion Hindu
Nation Indian
Caste Not Known
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Height / Weight 5′ 8” / 75kg
First Movie Apoorva Raagangal (1975, Tamil)
First Debut Movie Apoorva Raagangal (1975, Tamil)

Katha Sangama (1976, Kannada)

Anthuleni Katha (1976, Telugu)

Andha Kanoon (1983, Hindi)

Money Factor 40-45 Crores/film

Rajinikanth Family and Relatives

Father Ramoji Rao Gaekwad (Worked as a police constable)
Mother Jijabai (Homemaker)
Brothers Satyanarayana Rao (Elder), Nageshwara Rao (Elder)
Sisters Aswath Balubhai (Elder)
Marital Status Married (26 February 1981)
Wife Latha (M.1981-present)
Daughters Aishwarya (born in 1982), Soundarya (born in 1984)
Sons None
Uncle Not Known
Aunties Not Known
Grandfather Not Known
Grandmother Not Known
Girlfriends/ Affairs Silk Smitha (Actress), Latha (Producer, Singer)

Rajinikanth Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters 173 cm
Height in Meters 1.73 m
Height in Feet Inches 5′ 8”
Weight 75kg
Body Measurement 40-33-12
Chest Size 40 inches
Waist Size 33 inches
Biceps Size 12 inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour White (Semi-bald)

Rajinikanth Favorites (Rajinikanth Biography)

Favorite Colour Black
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Sylvester Stallone
Favorite Actress Rekha, Hema Malini
Favorite Food Masala Dosa
Hobbies Reading, Photography, Drawing, Collecting antique things
Favorite Music Director Ilayaraja
Favorite Movies Veera Kesari (Kannada)
Favorite Book Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki, Amma Vanthal by T. Janakiraman
Favorite Politician Lee Kuan Yew (Former Prime Minister of Singapore)
Favorite Social Activist Anna Hazare
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Destination The Himalayas

Rajinikanth Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification Diploma in Acting
School Acharya Paathshala in Basavanagudi, Bangalore
Vivekananda Balaka Sangha
College / University M.G.R Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu
Others Not Known

Rajinikanth Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place Bengaluru, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India
Home Town Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Present Residence A bungalow in Poes Garden, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
House Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Phone No / Mobile No Not Known
Email ID Not Known
Website Not Known

Rajinikanth Awards, Honours, Achievements

Civilian Awards 2000: Padma Bhushan
2014: Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year
2016: Padma Vibhushan
National Honours Not Known’
National Film Awards Not Known

Some interesting information related to Rajinikanth (Rajinikanth Biography)

  • Rajinikanth is a Marathi by birth, not Tamil, while his ancestors are from Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.
  • He lost his mother during his childhood days, after which he was raised by his elder brothers and father.
  • During his acting career, Rajinikanth did very minor tasks in Chennai and Bangalore such as: – as a carpenter, as a porter, and as a bus conductor in Bangalore Transport Service (BTS), He used to charge Rs 750.
  • His friend Raj Bahadur inspired him to learn acting and also filled Rajinikanth’s acting fees at a film institute in Chennai.
  • He was very enthusiastic about acting from the beginning. Due to which he got enrolled in Madras Film Institute and during a stage performance, he met director K.K. Happened from Balachander. Who offered He to play the lead role in his Tamil film. However, he felt uncomfortable speaking the Tamil language at that time. But soon he mastered the Tamil language.
  • She made her acting debut with Kamal Haasan in the Tamil film Apoorva Ragangal (1975).
  • For the first two years of her acting career, she continued to be recognized for her negative roles. He got rid of negative roles when he got the lead role in the Telugu film Chilakam Cheppindi (1977).
  • In the year 2007, he became the highest-paid Asian actor after Jackie Chen, when he paid Rs 26 crore for the film “Shivaji”.
  • He was named as one of the most influential Indians of the year 2010 by Forbes India.
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