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SURPRISING: Similarities Between Dr Rajkumar And Rajinikanth

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I never thought there would be similarities between two superstars of South India! Did you? If you are wondering which are the two superstars that I am talking about, it is the legendary South Indian actors Dr Rajkumar and Rajinikanth. So what do the Bangarada Manushya actor and Lingaa star have in common? Read below...

Dr Rajkumar and Rajinikanth both started their acting careers in the Kannada film industry. However the legendary actor, Dr Rajkumar aka Appaji continued his acting career in the Kannada film industry while Rajiniknath shifted his base to Tamil films to become the Superstar.

Looking back, we'll find that both the actors', Dr Rajkumar and Rajinikanth's ancestors are from Chennai. And both the actors are even well known for their humble nature and utter simplicity in real life.

One more interesting factor about Rajinikanth and Rajkumars' families are that, Rajinikanth and Puneeth Rajkumar(as child artist) both started their film career in the same year, 1975.

Sounds interesting right? Like this, we have listed 6 similarities between Dr Rajkumar and Rajinikanth. Read them in the slideshow...

Dr Rajkumar and Rajinikanth

Dr Rajkumar and Rajinikanth's ancestors are from Chennai. However, both the legendary actors are Kannadigas.


Interestingly, both the versatile actors remain as the Superstars of South Indian film industry. While, Appaji contiuned his journey in Sandalwood and Rajinikanth shifted his base to Kollywood.

Down To Earth Personalities

Dr Rajkumar and Rajinikanth are well known for their humble nature and simplicity in the real life. The actors respect their fans as almighty(Abhimani Devaru).

Believers Of Spirituality

Appaji and Rajinikanth acquire a huge fan base in both Karnataka as well as Chennai. The actors also well known for their divine spirituality in their real life.

Lead Actors At 60

These legendary actors of South have played the lead roles at the age of 60. Appaji's last movie was Shabdavedi, while Rajinikanth was last seen in KS Ravikumar's Lingaa.

Dedicated Their Lives For Film Industry

Dr Rajkumar and Rajinikanth's families have dedicated their lives for South Indian film industry. Dr Rajkumar's three sons Shivarajkumar, Raghavendra and Puneeth Rajkumar are superstars in Sandalwood. While Rajnikanth's daughter Soundarya and his son-in-law Dhanush are prestigious celebrities in Kollywood.

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