Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (Rajnikanth) was born on December 12, 1949 in a Marathi family in Karnataka. Rajinikanth is an Indian film actor, Producer, Media personality, and cultural icon. He made his debut as an actor in the National Film Award–winning motion picture Apoorva Raagangal, directed by K. Balachander, whom the actor considers his mentor. Despite being a megastar of Tamil movies, he is not Tamil.
Language: Marathi, Tamil, Hindi.
Name: Shivaji Rao Gaikwad
Other name: Rajani Kant, Rajni Kanth, Rajanikanth
Born: 12 December 1950
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Bangalore, Mysore State, India
Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Profession: Film actor, Producer, Screenwriter
- Father: Ramoji Rao Gaikwad
- Mother: Jijabai
- Wife: Latha Rajinikanth
- Daughter: Aishwarya Rajinikanth, Soundarya Rajinikanth