The South Indian superstar, Rajinikanth has an epic stardom in the entire nation. His fan following knows no bounds. He is one of the most bankable superstars in the Indian cinema. Rajinikanth’s fans not only idolize him but even worship him. His mainstream films that are largely made for the masses are his USP.
Rajinikanth’s Biography in detail
In a Marathi family in Karnataka, India, Rajinikanth was born with the name Shivaji Rao Gaekwad. His forefathers hail from NachiKuppam, a hamlet in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri district. He was the fourth kid born to police constables Jijabai and Ramojirao Gaekwad. The young kid lost his mother at the age of eight. Rajinikanth went to two schools. He started with Acharya Paathshala in Basavanagudi, Bangalore and then later transferred to Vivekananda Balaka Sangha.
At the age of 31, the actor married his wife Latha Parthasarathy, sister of actor Y. G. Mahendran’s wife, on February 26, 1981. Their marriage ceremony took place in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The couple went on to have two daughters from their successful marriage. The elder daughter is named Aishwarya Rajinikanth and the younger one is called Soundarya Rajinikanth.