Thalaivaa! The one who's ranked as the best Asian movie star after Jackie Chan. The one who started a trend of defying the law of gravity in his movies but still left us wonderstruck with his God-like persona. The one who has been ruling the silver-screen since decades now. That's right, I'm talking about nobody else but Rajinikanth, the brand himself. A man who's compassionate, down-to-earth, and awe-inspiring in reel as well as real life.
It's no surprise that he's not just loved and adored but is also worshiped by his fans in the whole of South India. So next time you're in the South, don't be surprised when you come across people doing Poojas and Aartis in front of a statue or a picture of Rajinikanth.
Let's get you knowing why Thalaivaa has won so many hearts and would just not stop doing that.
This one tops the list because it's exactly what justifies Rajinikanth as a 'Popular' actor. He has an art to act in any given genre whether it's about being funny, charming, violent or even groove. He does it all like a smooth operator.
He's like a jam-packed dose of endless entertainment.
Let me elaborate this one. Rajnikanth is in the film industry for over more than 30 years and he's the only Indian actor who has starred in a black and white, colored, 3D, and animated movies. Yup, he's done it all.
For those who haven't watched Kochadaiiyaan, an animated movie starring Rajnikanth and the beautiful Deepika Padukone, should watch it and must know that the movie makers used a motion capture technology which was also used for making Avatar.
*BRB, downloading Kochadaiiyaan*
From Malayalam to Hindi to Bengali to English, Rajinikanth has worked in seven different languages which explain the huge fan following that he has.
Rajinikanth is one kind-hearted soul. His fans have always witnessed him in the simplest of clothes and meeting them in the most humble way possible, unlike other snobbish celebrities.
When you meet him, it's like you're meeting one of those people you can call your own.
His movies might be filled with a few impractical stunts, but they always end with a strong social message for the public to learn from. He acts as David against Goliath of social evils. This is how he allures his audience.
As I mentioned before, he's an amazing person on and off-screen!
Rajinikanth believes in making others happy and earning their blessings in return.
There have been times when a film didn't do great at the box office; he has returned the money to the distributors from his own pocket.
Now that's some great level of selflessness, boss!
There's nothing in the world that can beat a 'Rajinikanth' joke. I mean, they're absolutely incomparable.
Rajnikanth's jokes are as legendary as him. And even his fans are as amazing as 'Thalaivaa' himself.