Rajnikanth wins Dadasaheb Phalke: 7 best movies of the actor that makes him a superstar
As Rajnikanth received the Dadsaheb Phalke award today in Delhi for his contribution towards Indian cinema, we bring you his best works that will be cherished for years to come.
Actor Rajnikanth who makes millions of hearts beat with his gigantic aura, screen presence and mind-blowing dialogue delivery, was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke award from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu for his phenomenal contribution to Indian cinema. The actor attended the function dressed in a simple white kurta-pyjama and was accompanied by wife Latha, daughter Aishwarya, and son in law Dhanush. The actor thanked his mentor and guru, and brother, who has taught him great values. He also remembered his transport colleague, who identified his talent and encouraged him to join the cinema. As the thalaivaa gets this prestigious award, we bring you his best works that will be remembered for years.
Rajnikanth played many negative roles in his career, and his character as Parattai in 16 Vayathinile is one of the best ones to date. You must watch this film if you haven't.
Rajnikanth was phenomenal in Johnny. He essayed two different roles in the film a small-time conman and a hardened criminal. He played both the roles with utmost precision. The movie also starred late actress Sridevi. Also Read: Sara Ali Khan's mother Amrita Singh gave her dating advice; actress reveals some unknown facts and more
It was a remake of the Hindi film Golmal; Rajnikanth was taken aback to do a comedy movie, but K Balachander, the director who introduced him to the cinema, was confident that he would nail the role. It became one of his best roles ever.
The movie was directed by SP Muthuraman. It was a devotional biography film on Sri Raghavendra. After doing a few negative roles, he played a relatively calm and poised character in Sri Raghavendra. Also Read: Squid Game based app installing malware on Android phones? Read to know more
Buvana Oru Kelvikuri
This is one of these films where Rajnikanth's character dies in the end. He spends a life of sacrifice by marrying the woman Buvana, maintaining a very platonic relationship with her and raising her son as his. This is a great film that every Rajni fan must watch.
Rajnikanth played both hero and villain in the film. He portrayed the entirely contrasting characters of Chakravarthi and Santosh, both supremely different from one another. It is his great craft as to how to he managed to ace this roles. Also Read: When Shah Rukh Khan asked Gauri Khan to wear burqa and change her name to Ayesha; read interesting facts
Rajnikanth's film Robot was a film par scientifc excellence. Fans loved the robot avatar in the film, and who else would have aced the role with precision and perfection than the superstar himself.