[68] In 1991, he worked with Mani Ratnam in Thalapathi, which was heavily inspired by the Mahabharata. [50] This began with Shankar Salim Simon (1978), a remake of Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), followed by Naan Vazhavaippen (1979), a remake of Majboor (1974). [154] He met with Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and many experts to canvass support for the project. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today. A beautiful throwback picture of Rajinikanth with wife Latha. [108] Two days after his last discharge, Rajinikanth was admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute on 16 May 2011 for recurring respiratory and gastrointestinal problems. This picture was taken when Nagma met the … Now, Rajinikanth has reached back his home in Chennai to be with his wife and family. Rajinikanth married Latha Rangachari, a student of Ethiraj College for Women who interviewed him for her college magazine. At the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (2019), he was honoured with the Icon of Global Jubilee award. [56] In 1982, he starred in Pokkiri Raja, Moondru Mugam, Thanikattu Raja, Puthukavithai and Enkeyo Ketta Kural. Rajinikanth and his wife Latha celebrate their wedding anniversary on February 26. On 31 December 2017, he announced entry into politics and confirmed his intention to contest in the 2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly elections in all 234 constituencies. He has often referred to Ramakrishna Paramahamsa,[185] Swami Satchidananda, Ragavendra Swami,[186] Mahavatar Babaji,[187] and Ramana Maharishi[185] as his favourite spiritual leaders. [172][173] His younger daughter, Soundarya, works in the Tamil film industry as a director, producer and graphic designer. Latha Rajinikanth, wife of the South Indian Superstar Rajinikanth, is the Secretary of the Sri Raghavendra Education Association which runs the school, reported OneIndia Tamil. In the math, he was taught Vedas, tradition and history, which eventually instilled a sense of spirituality in him. Flix Kollywood Monday, February 04, 2019 - 14:39 TNM Staff Follow @thenewsminute [74] The film grossed a record US$1.6 million in Japan in 1998 and was responsible for creating a large Japanese fan-base for the actor. They got married on 26th February 1981. [198], Rajinikanth received the Kalaimamani award in 1984 and the M. G. R. Award in 1989, both from the Government of Tamil Nadu. The film's success prompted Sridhar to remake the film in Telugu, Vayasu Pilichindi, which retained the original cast of the Tamil film. There are many reasons why Rajinikanth is a fan-favourite Superstar and this pic proves why. Rajinikanth rushed to meet his daughter Soundarya at her farmhouse after the government announced relaxations during the lockdown. — Latha Rajinikanth (@OfficialLathaRK) July 19, 2019 Several people on Twitter were disheartened to see a video of the woman, whom they assumed is the child's mother, trying to strangle her child mercilessly. Rajinikanth released his last film of the millennium with Padayappa (1999), which went on to become a blockbuster success. He has evolved on his own merits and strengths. [102] The film's success lead to the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad to use the film as a case study to analyse the business of cinema and its success story in a post-graduate elective management course called Contemporary Film Industry: A Business Perspective. He joined hands with Suresh Krishna for Baashha (1995), which emerged as an industry record,[72] and is routinely touted by fans and critics alike as a major-hit, as the film elevated him from being just another very popular actor to nearly demigod status among the masses. Rajinikanth is widely regarded as one of the popular actors in the history of Indian cinema. [190][191] Rajinikanth's fan associations regularly organise blood donation and eye donation camps and distribute food during his birthday. [157] It led to the state announcing a ban on him and his film Kuselan (2008). His pairing with Sridevi continued in Johnny, where he was once again cast in a double role. [189] In 2011, Rajinikanth announced his support for the anti-corruption movement led by Anna Hazare and offered his commercial wedding venue, the Raghavendra Kalyana Mandapam, in Chennai free of cost for the India Against Corruption members to hold their fast. The picture featured wife Latha Rajinikanth applying tilak on his forehead with an aarti plate in her hand and smiling while Rajnikanth stood in a pair of sweat pants and a t-shirt. [9][1][10] He was named after the Maratha Empire king Shivaji, and was brought up speaking Marathi at home and Kannada outside. [54], In 1981, he appeared in Garjanai which was shot simultaneously in Kannada and Malayalam, making it his last film in those two languages to date.[when?] The couple has two daughters – Aishwarya R. Dhanush and Soundarya Rajinikanth Soundarya Rajinikanth, the youngest daughter of Su >> Read More... , who are both in the film industry. [197] The news that Rajinikanth told the Income Tax department that he was lending money at an 18 per cent interest rate has earned outrage and criticism for his high interest rate loans, which is a big problem in Tamil Nadu. Did you know as a student, Latha Rangachari had interviewed the Thalaivar for her college magazine? [147][148], Rajinikanth is the highest-grossing actor in Tamil cinema history[149] and one of the highest-paid entertainers in India. Highlights. such as Billa (1980), Thee (1981) and Mr. Bharath (1986). [57] During the principal photography of the film on 29 April 2011, he suffered a mild foodborne illness on the sets, which led to vomiting, dehydration, and exhaustion. The same year, he acted in Dharma Yuddam, in which he played a mentally ill person avenging the death of his parents. He might do one film in two years, but when he does, he pulls out all the stops. His stint with Bollywood continued since the past decade as he went on to star in more Hindi films. The film was titled Sivaji and was released in the summer of 2007, following two years of filming and production. [119] The motion capture film, which is the first of its kind in India, was released in 2014 to positive reviews. Rajinikanth to make sure that the Guindy campus of the film went on to become one the... S. P. 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