It may sound like another Rajinikanth joke, but a new website dedicated to the superstar runs ‘without an internet connection’!
Visitors to www.allaboutrajni.com are greeted with a warning that “He is no ordinary man, this is no ordinary website. It runs on Rajini Power” and are advised to switch off their internet connection to enter the website. Only when the web is disconnected, one is allowed to explore the site.
With a heady mix of foot-tapping music, vibrant splash of colours, quirky quotes and illustrations, and icons in true Rajni style and lingo, the unique website reflects Rajini’s signature style.
“The website has received a phenomenal response and has gone viral with several thousand hits and counting, along with innumerable shares and mentions across the web, especially on popular social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter,”
There is a famous saying about Rajinikanth in southern part of India, recited as “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Rajini is a Super Star”. Yes it’s true. He is really super star and logically nothing is impossible for him.
Rajinikanth was born on December 12 , 1949 in Karnataka, India. He was the fourth child to his parents Ramabai and Ramoji Rao Gaikwad. His original name was Shivaji Rao Gaikwad. He lost his mother at the age of five. He had his schooling at the Acharya Patasala in Bangalore and then at the Vivekananda Balak Sangh, a unit of the Ramakrishna Mission. His mother tongue is Marathi, though he has not done any movie in it.
Before starting his career in the film industry, he had to take up all sorts of odd jobs. He served as a bus conductor for Karnataka state transport corporation in Bangalore. It was during this time that he nurtured his acting interests by performing in various stage plays. He made his debut as an actor in the National Film Award–winning motion picture Apoorva Raagangal (1975), directed by K. Balachander. This super start actor fron south india became highest paid actor in Asia after being paid Rs 26 crore (US$5.9 million) for his role in Sivaji (2007) after Jackie Chan.