Rajinikanth, born Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, turns 65 today. The ‘Thalaiva’ (supreme leader), who enjoys mammoth fan following not just in India but across the globe, is a shining example of how stardom has no barriers. Today, on the occasion of his birthday, 9xe brings you 9 of Rajini’s most memorable movies. Read on:
Rajini’s daughter Soundarya has directed this 2014 historical fiction film. It’s India’s first photorealistic motion capture film. Rajini played three roles in the movie, which also starred Deepika Padukone. It was dubbed in five additional languages — Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Bangla and Punjabi. The movie faced criticism for discrepancies in animation.