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The special day when Shivaji Rao Gaikwad became Rajinikanth! - Aishwarya Rajini’s latest post

Saturday, March 19, 2022 • Tamil Comments
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Almost all the fans will know that the real name of superstar Rajinikanth, the biggest star in Indian cinema, is Shivaji Rao Gaikwad. Born in Karnataka and has worked as a bus driver in that state, he is now celebrated by fans all over the world and has starred in films from South Indian cinema to Bollywood to Hollywood.

Now, the exciting news about how our Thalaivar actor got the name Rajinikanth has surfaced over the internet and made the fans happy. Tamil cinema's legendary director, late K Balachander, gave him the name Rajinikanth when the world-renowned actor went to him seeking a cinema chance.

Recalling the incident, K Balachander's Kavithaalaya Productions wrote on Twitter, "Kavithalayaa wishes you a very Happy Holi! We have more reasons to celebrate this day, as it marks the day KB named our SuperStar as '@rajinikanth' (sic)." Rajinikanth's family celebrated the Holi festival grandly yesterday.

While Holi was celebrated all over the country yesterday, Aishwarya Rajinikanth also posted on her social media page about the same incident. She wrote, "What is life without some colour !?…holi is extra special for our family because “Shivaji “was named “Rajinikanth”on this day by our dearest K.Balachander thatha and there it began ….#happyholi to you …wash the colour off tomorrow but keep the smile on ….."

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