South Indian Super Star Rajinikanth celebrated his 62nd birthday away from the limelight yesterday. It is learnt that the actor is with his family in an undisclosed place and spending his day with special prayers. Recently, the actor underwent treatment for respiratory problems and kidney ailments and is currently recuperating from the surgery. He is set to make a comeback with a new film ‘Kochadayaan’, which is being directed by his younger daughter Soundarya Ashwin.
Rajini made his entry into films in 1975 with K Balachander’s ‘Apoorva Raagangal’, which also stars Kamal Hassan. Rajini received Padma Bhushan in 2000 from the Government of India for his services to Indian Cinema. Apart from acting, Rajini produced several films and worked as a screenwriter too.
Rajini married Latha Rangachari in 1981 at Tirupathi. They were blessed with two daughters Aishwarya and Soundarya. His elder daughter married actor Dhanush in 2004. Being people’s Super Star Rajini lives a simple and peaceful life. He is one of the most popular South Indian actors of all time. He commands good respect among Indian Cinema and shares good friendship with stars like Kamal Hassan, Chiranjeevi and Amitabh Bachchan.We wish he celebrates many more birthdays.