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Thursday, 5 May 2011

Top South Actor Rajinikanth|Rajinikanth God of Acting

 South Actor Rajinikanth
 Tamil Actor Rajinikanth
 Rajinikanth is the Indian Film Actor,he almost plays tamil movie.Almost guys know that he is god  of Acting in South India and He is Top one.Rajinikanth (Tamil: ரஜினிகாந்த்; born Shivaji Rao Gaekwad on 12 December 1950) is an Indian film actor, media personality, and cultural icon. He made his debut as an actor in the National Film Award-winning movie, Apoorva Raagangal (1975) directed by K. Balachander, whom the actor considers his mentor.

After a brief phase of portraying antagonistic characters in Tamil films, he gradually rose to become an established film actor. Within a few years of his career, he was claimed to be the "superstar" of Tamil cinema and has since continued to hold a matinee idol status in the popular culture of India. His mannerisms and stylized delivery of dialogue in films contribute to his mass popularity and appeal.While working in other regional film industries of India, he also appeared in the cinemas of other nations, including in that of the United States. After being paid Indian Rupee 26 crore (US$5.9 million) for his role in Sivaji (2007), he became the highest paid actor in Asia after Jackie Chan.Other than acting, Rajinikanth also worked as a producer and screenwriter. Apart from his film career, he is also a philanthropist, spiritualist and serves as an influence in Dravidian politics.

He was bestowed the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour, in the year 2000 for his contribution to Indian cinema.He was named one of the most influential persons in South Asia by Asiaweek.He was also named by Forbes as the most influential Indian of the year 2010.Rajinikanth was born as Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (Kannada: ಶಿವಾಜಿ ರಾವ್ ಗಾಯಕ್‍ವಾಡ್; Marathi: शिवाजीराव गायकवाड) in a Maharashtrian family, to mother Jijabai and father Ramoji Rao Gaekwad, on December 12, 1950 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.He was the youngest of four siblings and has two brothers and a sister. After the death of his mother at his age of 5,he struggled with an impoverished lifestyle during his childhood. During that time, he often did odd jobs as a coolie in his community. He attended the Acharya Patasala for elementary education and had his higher education at the Ramakrishna Mission in Bangalore.
Between 1966 and 1973 he worked in many places in Chennai and Bangalore. He performed various jobs before joining the then Bangalore Transport Service (BTS) as a bus conductor in Bangalore. Prior to his involvement in cinema, Rajinikanth got the opportunity to act in stage plays when noted Kannada playwright and director "Topi Muniappa" offered him a chance to act in mythological moral plays, out of which the most notable role performed by him was that of the villainous Duryodhana.In 1973, his friend and co-worker Raj Bahadur motivated him to join the Madras Film Institute and also financially supported him for two years during his studies. During this time when he was acting in a Kannada play at the film institute in Chennai he caught the eye of K. Balachander, a director known for introducing talented, new faces into the Tamil film industry.The director advised him to learn to speak Tamil, a recommendation that Rajinikanth quickly followed and which proved to be extremely useful in his career.

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