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Shivaji Rao Gaikwad (born 12 December 1950), known professionally as Superstar Rajinikanth ( rə-JIN-ih-KAHNTH), is an Indian actor who works mainly in Tamil cinema. In a career spanning over five decades, he has done 169 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 19,421,354 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Rajinikanth is the 3,297th most popular actor (down from 2,795th in 2019), the 441st most popular biography from India (down from 363rd in 2019) and the 37th most popular Indian Actor.

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  • 49.22

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  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Rajinikanth ranks 3,297 out of 9,996Before him are Mark Pellegrino, Paul Naschy, Christian Berkel, Paula Patton, Eileen Heckart, and Nancy Kwan. After him are Richard O'Brien, Moses Gunn, Ricky Hui, Roshan Seth, Catherine Schell, and Denver Pyle.

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Among people born in 1950, Rajinikanth ranks 249Before him are Kenny Ortega, David Brin, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, Amy Madigan, Jerry Zucker, and James Redfield. After him are Momčilo Vukotić, Dann Florek, Terry Bozzio, Ron Woodroof, Luis Alberto Spinetta, and Mikhail Myasnikovich.

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In India

Among people born in India, Rajinikanth ranks 441 out of 1,493Before him are Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), Mulayam Singh Yadav (1939), Prahlad Jani (1929), Bhagwan Das (1869), Meena Kumari (1933), and Udham Singh (1899). After him are Roshan Seth (1942), S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946), Balaji Baji Rao (1720), Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi (1887), Yashpal (1903), and Shammi Kapoor (1931).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Rajinikanth ranks 37Before him are Priyanka Chopra (1982), Madhubala (1933), Kajol (1974), Vijay (1974), Sanjeev Kumar (1938), and Meena Kumari (1933). After him are Roshan Seth (1942), Shammi Kapoor (1931), Rekha (1954), Suriya (1975), Amjad Khan (1940), and Soumitra Chatterjee (1935).

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