1. Humble origins
Not many artists go beyond being just actors or celebrities, to become legends. Rajinikanth is one of the biggest icons from Indian cinema. Everything Rajinikanth does becomes iconic and you know it because the phrase ‘Rajinikanth Style’ is commonly used. As fans gear up to celebrate his 69th birthday on 12th December, here’s why Rajinikanth deserves every bit of adulation that he gets.
2. Early work
3. Rajinikanth style
Rajinikath has a inimitable swagger about him which audiences flock to theaters to see. From the way he wears his sunglasses to the way he shoots people with multiple guns in just two hands. His character in movies like Shivaay, Lingaa, Robot and more recently 2.o, cemented his status as one of the most stylish actors to grace the screen.
4. Meme king
Memes are the bane of celebrities’ existence. Most memes are made to poke fun a celebrities, However, Rajinikanth is probably the only celebrity whose jokes are also a way of giving him respect. On his birthday our favourite is from a channel that started out specialising in Rajinikanth jokes, ‘Don’t be surprised if you feel strong winds in your city today, Rajinikanth will be blowing his birthday candles’
5. Social justice warrior
Rajinikanth has been contributing to social causes and disaster relief too for which he doesn’t look for media attention of public appreciation. He not only contributes himself, he even brings out the best side in his fans. Rajinikanth’s fan associations regularly organise blood donation and eye donation camps and distribute food during his birthday.
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