Superstar Rajinikanth commands huge fan following, fan common people to celebrities. Now former cricketer Javagal Srinath has revealed that Rajinikanth is one of his favourite actors and has also narrated his meeting experience with him.
In a chat with R Ashwin, Srinath said, “I have met him a couple of times. Once I met him at the airport and he even offered to drop me home. It was so nice of him to say that at the Bangalore airport.”
Throwing praises on Rajinikanth, he said, “He bring tremendous energy into your life. I mean, even if you are depressed, go and watch Rajinikanth movie. His screen presense, that little extra bit that he brings into the movie. All of that makes me truly love him.”
When you don’t have a good day or going through a lean patch, just go an watch a Rajinikanth movie. You will come charged out of it,” added Srinath.
Rajinikanth’s debut movie Apoorva Raagangal was released 45 years ago. He had played a minor role in the film that was headlined by Kamal Haasan. Having been launched by K Balachander, he did a slew of performance-oriented movies during the early days of his career
He exceeded all the predictions by creating a permanent position for himself atop the food chain. Like the number 10 jersey in cricket, which was retired with Sachin Tendulkar, the Superstar position in Tamil cinema will retire with Rajinikanth.
Recently, the Superstar took to Twitter to thank his fans after hashtags such as #45YearsofRajinismCDP and #Neengal Illamal Nan Illai, after a Tamil song featuring him which roughly translates to ‘I would not be without you’, started trending.