Lesser Known Facts of Rajinikanth


Rajinikanth’s real name is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad

He grew up learning Marathi and Kannada. Later, he learnt Tamil

He took up jobs of coolie, carpenter and bus conductor before entering films

When Rajini was working as a conductor his salary was around Rs.750

Rajinikanth’s acting career began with villainous roles

He has received Padma Vibhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Rajinikanth was named by Forbes India as the most influential Indian in 2010

He has featured in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) syllabus in a lesson titled From Bus Conductor to Superstar

The superstar's blockbuster movie Enthiran was originally supposed to be done by Kamal Haasan