India Today, one of the leading political magazines in India has ranked superstar Rajinikanth as one of the top 50 powerful persons in the Indian political as well as non political arena.
Termed as the highly paid actor in the South Film Industry, the magazine says that there is no celebration or protest in Indian cinema with out superstar Rajinikanth.
India Today well known for having severely criticised Rajini on various occassions, now hails the actor as the most generous among the film personalities for having returned the crores of money to distributors when Baba and Kuselan flopped at the Box Office.
The magazine has given Rajinikanth the 28th rank in the list of the top 50 most powerful persons of India with the title of Pugazh Mannan (The King of Fame).
Story first published: Thursday, March 12, 2009, 15:21 [IST]