Rajinikanth turns 67: From Apoorva Raagangal to 2.0 — milestones of the Tamil superstar's career

FP Staff

Dec 12, 2017 17:04:49 IST

1/7 Superstar Rajinikanth debuted in Tamil cinema with the 1975 film Apoorva Raagangal that starred Kamal Haasan in the lead role. Image via Facebook

Superstar Rajinikanth debuted in Tamil cinema with the 1975 film Apoorva Raagangal that starred Kamal Haasan in the lead role. Image via Facebook

2/7 Rajinikanth in Andha Kanoon (1983) along with Hema Malini. The film also marks the first appearance of the Tamil superstar along with Amitabh Bachchan. Image via Facebook

Rajinikanth in Andha Kanoon (1983) along with Hema Malini. The film also marks the first appearance of the Tamil superstar along with Amitabh Bachchan. Image via Facebook

3/7 Sri Raghavendra (1985) is reportedly Rajini's closest-to-heart role of all the characters that he has played on-screen over the years. Image via Facebook

Sri Raghavendra (1985) is reportedly Rajini's closest-to-heart role of all the characters that he has played on-screen over the years. Image via Facebook

4/7 Rajinikanth in the action-adventure film Bloodstone (1988) which was an Indian-American cross-over project, directed by Dwight H Little. Image via Facebook

Rajinikanth in the action-adventure film Bloodstone (1988) which was an Indian-American cross-over project, directed by Dwight H Little. Image via Facebook

5/7 He was seen along with Mammootty and Shobhana in the Mani Ratnam flick Thalapathi (1991). Rajini is still remembered for his impeccable performance in this film.

He was seen along with Mammootty and Shobhana in the Mani Ratnam flick Thalapathi (1991). Rajini is still remembered for his impeccable performance in this film.

6/7 Rajini in the 2007 film Sivaji. The film had a lot of visual effects that also fetched it a National Award. Image via Facebook

Rajini in the 2007 film Sivaji. The film had a lot of visual effects that also fetched it a National Award. Image via Facebook

7/7 Rajinikanth along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the 2010 sci-fi drama Enthiran (Robot). The film created a history with breaking all the past box-office records and emerged as one of the highest grossing films of all time. Image via Facebook

Rajinikanth along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the 2010 sci-fi drama Enthiran (Robot). The film created a history with breaking all the past box-office records and emerged as one of the highest grossing films of all time. Image via Facebook