'Thalaivar' means leader in English, a moniker given to superstar Rajinikanth, for his lustrous body of work in Indian cinema. Here's profiling some of his finest performances.
Rajinikanth on Sunday turned 71. He was born on 12 December 1950. For many years now, the actor has been maintaining a practice of remaining away from home on his birthday, apparently to avoid overcrowding.
There are several memes, that joke along the lines of him almost being like a demi-god, head and shoulders, above the rest of world and a few (if not all), laws of nature as well.
Rajinikanth, Nayanthara, and Keerthy Suresh appear in the film, which was released on November 4 in India.
Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman acknowledged that like every other artist, he also encounters creative blocks, but he said the bigger problem is the pressure.
The recently released films 'Annaaathe', 'Sooryavanshi' and 'Eternals' have been doing well on the Box Office, in and outside of India.
The superstar's action entertainer released in theatres on November 4 and has already got a thunderous applause.
The superstar was admitted in Chennai's Kauvery Hospital on October 28 following an episode of giddiness.
In an official statement from the hospital, it is revealed that Rajinikanth underwent a surgical procedure and recovering well.
Actor Rajinikanth was taken to the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai earlier today. His team maintains that he has been admitted for a regular checkup.
The trailer of superstar Rajinikanth's film 'Annaatthe' started trending on social media within minutes of its release on Wednesday.
At the 67th National Film Awards, actor Rajinikanth took to stage after winning the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and thanked the bus driver who spotted the talent of acting in him. Here’s the full list of winners.
Rajinikanth is back and how! The veteran superstar has released the first look of his next film ‘Annaatthe’ on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi with all his fans.
Rajinikanth's announcement came after he had a meeting with office-bearers of the RMM after his return from the US where he had gone for a complete medical check-up.
RMM was previously considered a launch vehicle for the actor's political entry. However, last December the actor said he would not join politics and had cited factors like his health condition, him undergoing kidney transplant in 2016.
The timing of the Dada Saheb Phalke award, less than a week before the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, could not have been more awkward for superstar Rajinikanth
This year this selection has been made by a jury comprising Asha Bhonsle, Mohanlal, Biswajit Chatterjee, Shankar Mahadevan and Subhash Ghai.
They joined the party in the presence of M K Stalin, party deputy general secretary A Raja, organising secretary R S Bharati and other senior leaders.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
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