ACTOR

Rajinikanth

1950 - Today

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Shivaji Rao Gaikwad (born 12 December 1950), known professionally as Rajinikanth is an Indian actor who works predominantly in Tamil cinema. In a career spanning over five decades, he has done 170 films that includes films in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, and Malayalam. He is widely regarded to be one of the most successful and popular actors in the history of Indian cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rajinikanth has received more than 21,330,797 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Rajinikanth is the 1,869th most popular actor (up from 3,281st in 2019), the 310th most popular biography from India (up from 437th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Indian Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 21M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among ACTORS

Among actors, Rajinikanth ranks 1,869 out of 13,578Before him are Nurgül Yeşilçay, Richard Conte, Toni Collette, Caterina Boratto, Edward Mulhare, and Lamberto Maggiorani. After him are Ellen Pompeo, Suzanne Pleshette, Debra Paget, Cansu Dere, Sam Worthington, and Götz George.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Rajinikanth ranks 143Before him are Elya Baskin, Natalie Cole, Laura Esquivel, John Hughes, Kozo Arai, and Richard Chase. After him are Eric Maskin, Paul Watson, Angry Grandpa, Rambhadracharya, Princess Elena of Romania, and Jadranka Stojaković.

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In India

Among people born in India, Rajinikanth ranks 310 out of 1,861Before him are Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (1952), Asha Bhosle (1933), K. Kamaraj (1903), Zail Singh (1916), Telesphore Toppo (1939), and Chandra Shekhar (1927). After him are Madan Mohan Malaviya (1861), Vallabha (1479), Rishabhanatha (null), Mahadev Govind Ranade (1842), Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921), and Nargis (1929).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Rajinikanth ranks 20Before him are Rajesh Khanna (1942), Aamir Khan (1965), Sridevi (1963), Jaya Bachchan (1948), Bhupen Hazarika (1926), and Savitri (1936). After him are Nargis (1929), Puneeth Rajkumar (1975), Girish Karnad (1938), Shashi Kapoor (1938), Kajol (1974), and Vijay (1974).

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