Rajinikanth (born 12 December 1950) is an Indian film actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema and is considered as Super Star of Kollywood after M. G. Ramachandran. After earning ₹26 crore (equivalent to ₹55 crore or US$8.2 million in 2016) for his role in Sivaji (2007), he was the highest paid actor in Asia after Jackie Chan at the time. The Government of India has honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2016 for his contributions to the arts. At the 45th International Film Festival of India (2014), he was conferred with the "Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year". Rajinikanth has won six Tamil Nadu State Film Awards—four Best Actor Awards and two Special Awards for Best Actor—and a Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award.
Lists Featuring Rajinikanth
Top Ten Tamil Actors and Actresses Top 10 Tamil Actors 1990
Top 10 Tamil Actors of the 1980s Top Ten Tamil Actors 2013
Top 10 Tamil Actors of the 2000s Top 10 Tamil Actors 1999
Top Ten Actors In Asia of the 21st Century Top 10 Tamil Actors of 2016