India’s super star Rajinikanth completes 44 years in the film industry and fans from around the world are flooding the internet paying tributes to the actor with messages, memes, videos and songs.
Fans of Thalaiva have started trending #44YearsOfRajinism on the micro-blogging site Twitter.
Fans have also put up a display picture that features Rajinikanth’s pictures from his iconic movies. The common display picture is captioned “Only he can stand against himself,” and has a silhouetted Rajini standing against those iconic characters he played in the movies.
On August 18, 1975, a bus conductor named Shivajirao Gaikwad from Bangalore made his acting debut with legendary Tamil director K. Balachander’s flick titled 'Apoorva Raagangal'. Little did anyone know that this simple person would turn out to rule Tamil cinema and gain millions of fans all over the world.
A number of special videos dedicated to Rajinikanth are making a buzz on the internet. Take a look at some of them below which will probably give you goosebumps.