It’s the Superstar’s birthday today, December 12th, 2011! The star was born in Nochikuppam, Krishnagiri to Jijabai and Ramoji Rao Gaikwad as Sivaji Rao Gaikwad on December 12th, 1949.
He is the youngest of the four siblings. Rajinikanth married Latha in 1981 and has two daughters Aishwarya Dhanush and Soundarya Ashwin.
Rajini’s debut film in Tamil was Aboorva Ragangal in which he played a small role. After that, he was seen in several films which were directed by K Balachander who introduced him to the tinsel town. Some of Rajinikanth starrers were 16 Vayathinile, Aarilirunthu Arubathu Varai, Bhairavi, Bhuvana Oru Kelvi Kuri, Naan Mahaan Alla, Yejamaan, Muthu, Chandramukhi, Endhiran, etc.
The Superstar’s upcoming film Kocahdaiyaan, directed by his daughter Soundarya, is slated to be released next year.