Rajinikanth, who has wowed moviegoers across all age groups for four decades turned 68 years today.
The actor, who was born as Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, shone like a bright star in the world of cinema with his impeccable acting talent and distinctive style sense. He wasn’t born into privilege and doesn’t possess traditionally good looks, yet he has captured audiences of all ages and background around the world, in a career that spans decades.
Rajinikanth is, arguably, the most adored superstar in the country today. Critics choose their words carefully when writing about him and his films. He is the ideal hero who loves his mother and would not look at any woman other than his heroine. It is this celluloid image that has earned Rajinikanth the reputation of the ultimate hero, the ultimate gentleman.