Rajinikanth's connection with Karnataka is well-known as he was brought up in Bangalore. Before he decided to take up acting career, the superstar was working as a bus conductor in the Garden City. It is this factor that has made the people of Karnataka to be proud of the Tamil superstar, who celebrated his 62nd birthday on Wednesday (December 12), and shower love upon him.
Like Tamilians, Kannadigas too enjoy watching his films and celebrate the release of his films grandly in the state. And also, the superstar's fans club celebrated his birthday without fail in Bangalore.
Even today, Rajinikanth has not forgotten his past and often visits Bangalore without much hype. He secretly comes to the city to meet his friends and well-wishers and spend good time with them. There are many favourite places for him in Bangalore that bring back the memories of his past life and there are quite a few people with whom he loves to spend time once in a while.
However, he visits Bangalore in disguise. And without the knowledge of the media, he meets his friends at his flat near the Golf Course and also visits Raghavendra Mutt with them. It is only in the recent years his visits have been leaked to media from his close aides. Follow the slideshow to know what his Bangalore friends have to say....