Rajinikanth is all set to complete 45 years in the industry and it almost seems unbelievable how it has been so many years of amazing entertainment thanks to his brilliant act. The actor first appeared in K Balachander's Aboorva Ragangal who introduced him as Rajinikanth instead of his real name, Shivaji Rao Gaekwad and ever since there has been no looking back. Rajinikanth is not just an actor, he's a person who has received immense love not just in India but internationally. On August 9, a common DP to celebrate 45 Years of Rajinism was released online and not only fans but celebs too took to Twitter to share the same. Annaatthe Actress Meena Shares Memories Of Working With Rajinikanth As A Child Artist.

Celebrities such as Sivakarthikeyan, Mohanlal, Suniel Shetty, Vignesh Shivan and fans of other big South stars such as Vijay and Ajith flooded Twitter to trend the hashtag '45 Years of Rajinism'. Music maestro A R Rahman also shared the CDP as he celebrated the landmark achievement of the actor. Actor Mohanlal celebrating the same also wrote a heartfelt post as he said, "@Rajinikanth Sir’s contribution towards Indian Cinema Is Magical & Monumental..Congrats Sir." Check out more celeb tweets here. Dil Bechara: Sushant Singh Rajput's 'Rajinikanth-Worshipping' Manny Leaves Thalaivar Fans in Happy Tears.


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Rajinikanth has been entertaining audiences for over 45 years now and the love he has received is like no other actor. These congratulatory messages of fellow celebrities also show how many have looked up to the Thalaivar in their career. Truly an iconic moment, we must say!

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