Rajinikanth had his primary education at the Gavipuram Government Kannada Model Primary School in Bangalore. “Disco Dancer” from 1982. [42], On 29 July 2011, India's Got Talent aired on Colors with Dharmendra as the new judge and surpassed the opening ratings of the previous two seasons. [163][164] After this he was put in a very big criticism after many supporters of Periyar threatened him and filled case against him and asked him to apologise. [11][12] He is the youngest of four siblings in a family consisting of two elder brothers (Satyanarayana Rao and Nageshwara Rao) and a sister (Aswath Balubhai). [57] In 1983, he starred in his first Bollywood film, Andha Kanoon, alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini. He was the first person to win the Filmfare Best Actor Awards in 1954 and up until today, he won nine of these. After graduating from Mumbai University, Abhay headed to … On October 5, 2020, the actor had tested COVID-19 positive. [152], In 2002, Rajinikanth undertook a day-long fast to protest the Government of Karnataka's decision to not release Kaveri River water into Tamil Nadu, and announced that he would contribute ₹10 million (US$140,000) toward a plan to interlink Indian rivers. [81], Two years later, Rajinikanth signed up for P. Vasu's Chandramukhi (2005), a remake of the Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu. [180] She has married Vishagan Vanangamudi, an actor and businessman, on 11 February 2019 at Leela Palace in Chennai. His romantic-comedy Veera (1994) was controversial for its climax but went on to become one of the highest-grossing films in 1994.[70]. [92] The film, however, performed poorly at box offices and led to many distributors incurring major losses. [61] His greatest success in Hindi films was his 101st film Bewafai. He joined hands with Suresh Krishna for Baashha (1995), which emerged as an industry record,[71] and is routinely touted by fans and critics alike as a major-hit, as the film elevated him from being just another very popular actor to nearly demigod status among the masses. Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (born 12 December 1950), known professionally as Rajinikanth, is an Indian actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema.In addition to acting, he has also worked as a producer and screenwriter. “Overall the situation is definitely critical as he is in the ICU for 21 days. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is given for "distinguished service of a high order...without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex." Rajinikanth said: "Even God cannot save Tamil Nadu if AIADMK returns to power." Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee (85) – who is under treatment for almost 22 days at a private hospital in Kolkata – has shown ‘marginal improvement’ but doctors say that it’s a ‘long way to go’ and ‘definitely it’s a critical case’. Movies. ", "Rajinikanth Takes on Periyar – Foot-in-Mouth or Political Debut? [51], In 2019, Dharmendra's grandson and Sunny Deol's son Karan Deol made a debut with Pal Pal Dil Ke Pas. [75] During a visit to Japan in 2006, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh acknowledged the success of Muthu in the country during a speech, justifying the positive relationship between the two nations. He has won many awards, including four Tamil Nadu State Film Best Actor Awards and a Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award. [53], In 1981, he appeared in Garjanai which was shot simultaneously in Kannada and Malayalam, making it his last film in those two languages to date.[when?] The Suresh Krissna-directed Baashha (1995) in which Rajinikanth played a crime boss, was a major commercial success in his career and earned him a 'god-like' status in Tamil Nadu. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan (2000) and the Padma Vibhushan (2016) by the Government of India. Tags Actors Bollywood India list Movies Stars, Your email address will not be published. Padma Bhushan (2012) Signature: Dharam Singh Deol (born 8 December 1935), known mononymously as Dharmendra, is an Indian film actor, producer, and politician who is best known for his work in Hindi films. Almost all the films released during this period were highly successful at the box office. He started acting when he was just a child and made his debut in 1948, in his brother’s movie called “Aag”. [34] In his final release of the year, Baalu Jenu, he was cast as the main antagonist which troubles the female lead. [74] Muthu's success in Japan led American news magazine Newsweek to comment in a 1999 article that Rajinikanth had "supplanted Leonardo DiCaprio as Japan's trendiest heartthrob". [45] S. Thanu, one of the film's distributors, set up a 35 feet (11 m) high cut-out of Rajinikanth. He also starred in the film Yejaman, in which he played the role of Vaanavaraayan, a village chieftain. [158] [40], A sequel, Yamla Pagla Deewana 2, was released in 2013. To sum up, in this article, we have only introduced you to a couple of popular Bollywood actors. ", "Dharmendra – Action King: Personal life", Internet is sruching after Bobby Deol's son, "Dharmendra launches grandson Karan Deol's Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas trailer in Mumbai. [5] Sivaji (2007) was the first Indian film to enter the 100 Crore Club. [25][26][27] The film explored relationships between people with wide age differences and was deemed controversial upon release. Soumitra Chatterjee was admitted on October 6, 2020 in a private clinic in South Kolkata. The doctors are hopeful that GI bleeding issues will not crop up again and they would be in a better position to manage the overall situation. [20][21] He had a supporting role in the film Boy Friend in 1961, and was cast as the romantic interest in several films between 1960 and 1967. Rajinikanth is the only Indian actor to be featured in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) syllabus, in a lesson titled From Bus Conductor to Superstar. The film won seven Filmfare Awards, including the Best Movie Award. He did fourteen films with Ray. We just managed to stable him for a while but it’s a long way to go,” a hospital spokesperson said. The film went on to become one of the highest-grossing films of that time. The ‘mild consciousness’ and ‘neurological complexity’ of veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee (85) continues to be a worrying factor for the doctors but as his Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding was treated successfully by a team of vascular surgeon, general surgeon, anaesthesiologist and through interventional radiology. He received a Filmfare Best Actor nomination for an action hero role in the 1971 hit film Mera Gaon Mera Desh. He began the decade with a blockbuster in Panakkaran (1990), which was a remake of Amitabh Bachchan's 1981 film Laawaris. In 2005, the judges of the 50th annual Filmfare Awards awarded Sholay the special distinction of Filmfare Best Film of 50 years.[30]. Then, also he was admitted to a hospital for a brief period and recovered fully. Soumitra was reportedly shooting for the film ‘Abhijan’ directed by actor Parambrata Chattopadhyay. The film was released in July 2016.[126]. It won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. ", "The Best Films Of Rishi Kapoor - Bobby Has Historic Numbers", "Breaking Day One Records - Hrithik Roshan Fifth Time With War", "Happy Birthday Dharmendra: As Bollywood's muscleman turns 84, his most adorable pics with family. His pairing with Sridevi continued in Johnny, where he was once again cast in a double role. [8][1][9] He was named after the Maratha Empire king Shivaji, and was brought up speaking Marathi at home and Kannada outside. Superstar Rajni once again proved that he is the actor with the Midas touch with the sci-fi flick Endhiran, where he played an ambitious scientist, a naive robot and an evil android bent on destroying the world [...] He did it with such aplomb that he's been the talk of the town for months. Your email address will not be published. [22] The director advised him to learn to speak Tamil, a recommendation that Rajinikanth quickly followed. Bendre. At the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (2019), he was honoured with the Icon of Global Jubilee award. En janvier 2010, 1111 personnes avaient reçu cette récompense[1],[2]parmi lesquelles le réalisateur indien Naseeruddin Shah, le physicien indien Raja Ramanna, l'écrivain et philanthrope français Dominique Lapierre, le missionnaire belge Camille Bulcke, l'acteur Soumitra Chatterjee, la femme d'affaires indienne Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, etc. [32] His longest collaboration was with director Arjun Hingorani from 1960 to 1991. When it comes to his awards, the most important ones are three National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards. After this, he was mostly recognized for role in romantic films, but he later appeared numerous thrillers and action movies like “R… Rajkumar”, “Kaminey”, “Udta Punjab”, and so on. [33][34] They worked together in Kab? [167] Moreover, when Rajinikanth was questioned by the I-T department if he's in the money lending business, he initially denied it. He is giving a good fight and we are hopeful that he will bounce back. [3] At the 45th International Film Festival of India (2014), he was conferred with the "Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year". Throughout the 1980s and 1990s he continued to appear in many Hindi films in both leading and supporting roles. [50] The most successful of these were remakes of Salim–Javed films, Rajinikanth released his last film of the millennium with Padayappa (1999), which went on to become a blockbuster success. He is one of the finest actors in India and he is known for his collaborations with Oscar-winning film director Satyajit Ray. He worked with Nutan in Soorat Aur Seerat (1962), Bandini (1963), Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (1966). The same year, he acted in yet another gangster film, Aatank Hi Aatank with Aamir Khan which was also his last Hindi film in a major role till date. His platelet uounts are much stable and there has been no platelet transfusion as the count is going up and there is no temperature. He rose to fame in the early 1970s with movies “Sholay”, “Zanjerr”, and “Deewaar”. He is one of the finest actors in India and he is known for his collaborations with Oscar-winning film director Satyajit Ray. La Padma Bhushan est une décoration civile décernée par le gouvernement indien. 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[50] The couple has two daughters, Esha Deol (an actress, born in 1981) and Ahana Deol (an assistant director, born in 1985). [155], In 2008, Rajinikanth took part in a hunger strike organised by the Nadigar Sangam against Karnataka's stance on the Hogenakkal Falls water dispute, during which he gave a speech against politicians in Karnataka. On 31 December 2017, he announced entry into politics and confirmed his intention to contest in the 2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly elections in all 234 constituencies. In the mid-seventies, Dharmendra was voted one of the most handsome men in the world. ", "Rajinikanth Accused of Promoting Enmity, Warned With Protests After 'Slipper' Comment on Periyar", "I-T Dept.