Rajinikanth Birthday: Five top must-watch films of Rajnikanth
Rajinikanth, well known by his supporters as “Thalaiva,” is 72 today. The megastar’s birthday is observed as a festival in the south of India, where he is revered as a deity. Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, better known as Rajinikanth, went from working as a bus operator in Bengaluru to becoming a well-known actor ten years later.
The best films to watch on the superstar’s 72nd birthday are listed here.
One of the most well-known Rajinikanth movies is the gangster drama Kabali, which was directed by Pa Ranjith. A revolutionary, Kabali spoke out against the mistreatment of Tamil labourers in Malaysia. He is imprisoned, and after his release, he pursues retribution. One of the megastar’s best performances was in Kabali.
The movie Padayappa, written and directed by KS Ravikumar, tells the tale of an engineer named Padayappa (Rajinikanth), who first struggles with his father’s passing but eventually manages to have a prosperous life up until his enemy hatches a scheme to sabotage his joy. Along with Rajinikanth, Sivaji Ganesan, Ramya Krishnan, and Soundarya play significant parts in the movie.
Sivaji: The Boss (2007)
Rajinikanth portrays Sivaji, a software developer who leaves India to serve his country, in this S Shankar-directed movie. He strives to help the underprivileged but runs with dishonest bureaucrats and politicians who want to stop him. In addition to Rajinikanth, the movie also prominently featured Shriya Saran, Vivek, Suman, Manivannan, and Raghuvaran.
In the film Baashha, directed by Suresh Krissna, Rajinikanth plays an auto driver who is continually eluding his violent past only to be compelled to go back to his criminal roots in order to rescue his sister. Raghuvaran and Nagma are the movie’s stars.
Enthiran, a science fiction action movie written and directed by S Shankar, also stars Danny Denzongpa, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Rajinikanth. Rajini performs the role of a scientist who builds a robot version of himself that goes bad. This film has a sequel called 2.0 and was translated into Hindi as Robot with the lead actors.