Learn more about the man behind the legend, the marvel of South Indian cinema with Naman Ramachandran’s Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography.
Summary of the Book
His path is his own and his charisma knows no parallel. No one knows when or how he will come, but he does when the time is right. Rajinikanth’s mere name shatters the earth and shows the world what a rags-to-riches story is like. Shivaji Rao Gaekwad began taking part in plays while still working as a bus conductor in the Bangalore Transport Service. He joined the Madras Film Institute with support from his friend and co-worker. He was noticed by the director K. Balachander, who recommended Shivaji Rao learn Tamil, and soon, Rajinikanth was born. From his debut in the Tamil film Apoorva Raagangal to his epic roles in hits like Baashha and Padayappa, he has captured the hearts and souls of his fans around the world. In this book, the author presents the complete story of the Super Star, revealing what motivates him, and how he lives up to the name.
About Naman Ramachandran
Naman Ramachandran is a film critic and writer. He has worked with The Times of India, HBO, Cinemax, Nickelodeon, BBC, MTV, Star, Zee, Sony and Hallmark.
A superb evocation of a life and career
6 Jan, 2013
Helped me become a fan of the phenomenon
31 Dec, 2012
A Racy Read
28 Dec, 2012
Possibly the best film biography ever
27 Dec, 2012
The Rajini Effect
7 Jan, 2013
More than a biography-packed with spiritual life lessons
6 Jan, 2013
The real story behind the persona
30 Dec, 2012
A sincere attempt
18 Dec, 2012
16 Dec, 2012
30 Jan, 2013