Cyclone Vardah inspires Rajinikanth memes: Storm is superstar 'blowing out birthday candles'

While coastal Andhra Pradesh, north coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are experiencing heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Vardah, there are some who seem to have found humour in the situation — especially since the storm has coincided with the birthday of superstar Rajinikanth. Thailavaa (as Rajini is fondly called) turns 66 today and the cyclone-related birthday wishes for the actor just won't stop.

The most popular meme seems to be that Cyclone Vardah is nothing but a result of Rajini blowing out his birthday candles. Clearly, Thailavaa's fans seem to be on a different tangent altogether while the Tamil Nadu government has asked people not to step out of their houses till Monday evening at the very least.

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So while businesses come to a halt, as does routine life, the Rajinikanth-Vardah jokes continue unabated.

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Updated Date: Dec 12, 2016 15:08:47 IST