Rajinikanth is undoubtedly one of the greatest superstars that the country has ever produced and is literally worshipped by his fans. While the actor has been a pivotal face of the Tamil film industry for over four decades and has worked in hundreds of movies in multiple film industries across the country, he is still the ruling king of the Tamil film industry.
On the 69th birthday of the superstar, let us take a look at the 5 most famous movies of Rajinikanth that made him the Thalaiva of Indian cinema.
Helmed by P. Bharathiraja, Vayathinile is one of the most popular Rajinikanth movies of all time and told the story of a village rowdy who secretly loved his cousin. The movie also starred Kamal Hassan and Sridevi in the lead roles and went on to bag four state awards.
2. Mullum Malarum
Directed by Mahendran, Mullum Malarum is a story that revolves around two orphaned siblings and their struggles living on the streets. The movie starred Rajinikanth in the central character along with Shobha and Sarath Babu in prominent characters.
3. Sivaji: The Boss
Helmed by renowned director S. Shankar, Sivaji: The Boss is one of the most popular movies of Rajinikanth and took a different approach to take on corrupt officials. The movie stars Rajinikanth and Shriya Saran in the lead pair and marked 100th movie of the superstar.
Termed as a revolution in the Indian film industry, Enthiran was originally released in the Tamil language and was later released in Hindi-language with the title, Robot. The movie was directed by S. Shankar and it turned out to be a blockbuster.
Helmed by Suresh Krissna, Baasha told the story of a common man trying to avoid violence but hell went loose when his brother gets into trouble with some goons. Starring Rajinikanth and Nagma in the leads, the movie is termed as one of the most popular movies of the actor till date.
While we managed to select the top 5 movies of Thalaiva, every movie of Rajinikanth is as epic as the ones listed above. EntNetwrk wishes the Thalaiva a very happy birthday and wishes him all the health.