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Rajinikanth Rajinikanth Height: 1.75 m DOB: 12 December 1950

Rajinikanth is an Indian movie superstar who is famous for his film in Telugu and Tamil. Born as Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, Rajinikanth began acting in plays while working in the Bangalore Transport Service as a bus conductor.

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Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth announced their separation on January 17, 2021

Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth drops ex-husband Dhanush's name from social media

Celebrities | Mar 24, 2022, 09:09 PM IST

In January this year, Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth announced their separation by issuing a joint statement. Dhanush got married to Aishwaryaa, actor Rajinikanth's eldest daughter, in 2004. They share two sons, Yatra Raja and Linga Raja.

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Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth to make her debut as Bollywood director with 'Oh Saathi Chal'

Celebrities | Mar 21, 2022, 01:08 PM IST

It was only last week that filmmaker Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth released her Tamil song 'Payani'. The song, sung by Anirudh, had music by Ankit Tiwari, and lyrics by Viveka. The music single marked Aishwaryaa's return to direction after a long gap of nine years.  

Dhanush, Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth

Dhanush congratulates 'friend' Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth in latest tweet; fan says 'Kanye take notes'

Celebrities | Mar 17, 2022, 11:50 PM IST

Actor Dhanush congratulated his ex-wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth on Twitter for her new song Payani. In December, Aishwaryaa made headlines with the news of her separation from the actor.

Rajinikanth, Boney Kapoor to collaborate

Superstar Rajinikanth, Boney Kapoor to collaborate for a project? Producer answers

Celebrities | Feb 20, 2022, 08:05 PM IST

Denying the rumours, Boney Kapoor took to his Twitter handle and wrote, "Rajni Garu has been a friend for years. We meet regularly and keep exchanging ideas. Whenever we finalise a film to work together on, I shall be the first person to announce it. You will not have to get such 'leaked ideas'."  

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Rajinikanth to headline Nelson Dilipkumar's next directorial

Regional Cinema | Feb 11, 2022, 08:37 AM IST

Rajinikanth was last seen in the 2021 actioner Annaatthe, directed by Siva. His upcoming film 'Thaliavar 169' will be directed by Nelson Dilipkumar. Nelson's upcoming directorial is with Vijay and Pooja Hegde, titled Beast.

Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya tests positive for COVID-19

Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya tests positive for COVID-19

Celebrities | Feb 01, 2022, 10:55 PM IST

Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya took to Instagram and informed fans about her COVID positive report. She wrote, "Tested positive even after all the precautions..got admitted. Please mask up, get vaccinated and be safe. Bring it on 2022. We will see what more is that you have in store for me."

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Dhanush-Aishwaryaa's split: Actor's father says it is not divorce but usual 'family quarrel'

Celebrities | Jan 20, 2022, 10:11 AM IST

Choosing to end their 18-year-long marriage, actor Dhanush and director Aishwaryaa Dhanush, daughter of superstar Rajinikanth, put out a letter on their respective social media handles earlier this week. As the news of their split spread across, fans wondered if the couple is heading for divorce. However, Dhanush's father claims otherwise.

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Soundarya Rajinikanth showers love on Aishwaryaa post separation from Dhanush with childhood pic

Celebrities | Jan 18, 2022, 02:08 PM IST

Hours after Dhanush and Aishwaryaa's separation, Soundarya, changed her Twitter display picture to a childhood pic with her dad Rajinikanth and sister Aishwaryaa. For the unversed, in 2017, Dhanush featured in the directorial venture of his sister-in-law Soundarya. It was titled Velaiilla Pattadhari 2.

Dhanush and Aishwaryaa divorce: A complete timeline of their 18-year-long relationship

Dhanush and Aishwaryaa divorce: A complete timeline of their 18-year-long relationship

Celebrities | Jan 18, 2022, 11:36 AM IST

As actor Dhanush and Aishwaryaa part ways after 18 years of marriage, we take a look at the estranged couple's love story that began when they were in their early 20s. They also share two sons, named Yatra and Linga, from their time together.

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Dhanush-Aishwaryaa Separation: Actor's throwback video singing a loved up song for wifey goes viral

Celebrities | Jan 18, 2022, 09:19 AM IST

Married in 2004 in a traditional South Indian ceremony, Dhanush and Aishwaryaa were together for 18 years. They also are parents to two sons, Yatra and Linga. Both of them took to social media and shared a long note announcing their decision to their fans.

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Dhanush-Aishwaryaa’s Split: Netizens extend support to Rajinikanth; call it 'unexpected & shocking'

Trending | Jan 18, 2022, 08:10 AM IST

On January 17, Dhanush announced separation from his wife and megastar Rajinikanth's elder daughter Aishwaryaa after 18 years of togetherness. The news has indeed left their fans disheartened and they called it 'unexpected & shocking move.' 

Rajinikanth reviews Ranveer Singh's film 83

Rajinikanth reviews Ranveer Singh's film 83, calls it 'magnificent'

Celebrities | Dec 28, 2021, 11:08 PM IST

The movie '83' is receiving positive feedback from both fans and critics. Ranveer Singh seems to have done a really splendid job with his portrayal of Kapil Dev in the movie. The latest one to laud the actor is Rajinikanth. Here's what he said.  

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Rajinikanth foundation to help 100 students, fans gather outside his residence on birthday

Celebrities | Dec 12, 2021, 01:39 PM IST

Happy Birthday Rajinikanth: From fans to friends and members of the film industry, everyone eagerly waits for December 12 every year. On the occasion, his well-wishers gathered outside his Chennai residence to wish him. In videos and pictures, a huge crowd can be seen standing together and expressing their happiness on Thalaiva's 71st birthday.  

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Happy Birthday Rajinikanth: Thalaiva receives special birthday wishes from PM Modi, Dhanush & others

Celebrities | Dec 12, 2021, 01:23 PM IST

Megastar Rajinikanth turns 71 today. The day is of special significance for his fans, who celebrate the cinema icon's birthday like a festival. Rajinikanth's fans, friends and admirers from the industry have flooded Twitter and Instagram with birthday wishes in the form of creative posters and videos. Take a look.

Rajinikanth praises 'Annaatthe' director Siva, says he delivered a hit as promised

Rajinikanth praises 'Annaatthe' director Siva, says he delivered a hit as promised

Celebrities | Nov 16, 2021, 07:00 AM IST

Stating that he was mighty impressed with Siva's earlier film 'Viswasam', which released on the same day that his 'Petta' released, Rajinikanth says he expressed a desire to meet and congratulate director Siva to 'Viswasam' producer Thyagarajan.  

Rajinikanth's Annaatthe rakes in ₹100 crore at the box office in just 3 days

Rajinikanth's Annaatthe rakes in ₹100 crore at the box office in just 3 days

Regional Cinema | Nov 08, 2021, 02:51 PM IST

Annaatthe Box Office Collection: Rajinikanth starrer which released under the banners of the Sun Pictures is directed by Siruthai Siva. The release of the film got delayed by COVID-19 pandemic. Apart from the mega star, the cast of the film includes names of actors like Khushbu, Meena, Prakash Raj, Sathish and Soori.

Rajinikanth's Annaatthe Releases Today: Fans show excitement by lining up outside theatres (PICS)

Rajinikanth's Annaatthe Releases Today: Fans show excitement by lining up outside theatres (PICS)

Regional Cinema | Nov 04, 2021, 12:27 PM IST

Annaatthe Releases Today: Early in the morning on Thursday, the ardent fans of superstar Rajinikanth gathered outside theatres to watch 'first day, first show.' Not only this but next level excitement was shown after 'Annaatthe dosa' was being sold in hope of promotion of the film.

Rajinikanth's Annaatthe to release in over 1,100 theatres

Rajinikanth's 'Annaatthe' to release in over 1,100 theatres worldwide

Regional Cinema | Nov 02, 2021, 06:16 PM IST

The film Annaatthe, which, apart from Rajinikanth, also features Nayanthara, Khushbu, Meena, Keerthy Suresh and Jagapathi Babu among others, has music by Imman and cinematography by Vetri.

Superstar Rajinikanth returns home after carotid surgery, shares post on Twitter

Superstar Rajinikanth returns home after carotid surgery, shares post on Twitter

Celebrities | Nov 01, 2021, 06:59 AM IST

Just yesterday, Rajinikanth's fans performed the special prayers by breaking 108 coconuts and "man soru." And later in the evening, the superstar shared his health update and informed that he has been discharged from the Kauvery Hospital where he underwent carotid endarterectomy.

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Fans perform special prayers for speedy recovery of superstar Rajinikanth

Celebrities | Oct 31, 2021, 11:54 PM IST

Rajinikanth health update: According to a medical bulletin issued by the Kauvery Hospital, the Padma Bhushan awardee is recovering well after he underwent carotid endarterectomy and is likely to be discharged in a few days. His film Annaatthe, is all set to release in theatres on November 4.

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