Superstar Rajinikanth appreciated the efforts taken by Dr Gayathri Srikanth to write his biography. Dr. Gayathri, one of the renowned ophthalmologists has spent almost a year in Rajini's birth place Bangalooru and other places related to the Superstar and completed the book. The book will be published by Om Books International, a leading publisher since 1963 in the industry which has published variety of books in various titles.
Titled as The Name of Rajinikanth in English and Rajini Perai Kettale in Tamil, the author got the proper approval of Rajini before giving it to the press. Impressed by the way she presented his life history, he immediately called her and appreciated her work a lot.
The book will be officially launched on 1st March 2008 in Chennai. Eminent dignitaries like, Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Swami Dayananda Saraswathy and Tamil film personalities are participating in this event.
The latest addition to the function is Kamal Hassan, the legendary actor cum Rajini's very close friend almost for 30 years, who confirmed his dates for the function. There will be the possibility of Chief Minister Karunanidhi's presence in the book releasing function. The author has already met the CM and invited him as the chief guest of the event.
The book has a foreword written by none other than the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Kalaignar M Karunanidhi and another by Kamal Haasan. It will be an event to remember when Rajini, Big-B and Kamal will come together to the launch the book.
Dr Gayathri Srikanth, born on the 4th of October 1974, is the elder daughter of Dr K Natarajan, a highly successful, dental surgeon and practitioner. He is the senior most dentists in the Nilgiris and Tirupur areas. She is at present working as a consultant eye surgeon and camp in charge at Dr Duraiswami Eye Hospital, Chennai.
Married to Dr TR Srikanth, an eye surgeon, she is one of the ardent fans of Rajinikanth. Writing the Superstars biography with perfect information is her long time wish and her husband helped a lot to fulfill the same.