Tamil superstar Rajinikanth turns 61 today
Like every year, his fans celebrated his day by bursting crackers and distributing sweets.
Not only that, but the entire Chennai city’s walls had been covered with posters of the actor. While some of his religious fans chosed to shower their love by organizing special pujas in temples for the adorable hero, whom they worship as God.
Rajinikanth celebrates his birthday with family
The Tamil superstar, who prefers to celebrate his birthday in a quieter way in different town, changed his plans this time around for his family.
On the professional front, this year has been incredibly good for the actor with his last stunner ‘Enthiran’ in Tamil and ‘Robot’ in Hindi turning out to be the biggest hit film of this year.
While, on the personal front, the actor became a proud grandfather for the second time round and apart from this, his second daughter Soundarya recently got married to a city based entrepreneur.
Rajinikanth tied knot for the second time
After reaching 60 years, Rajinikanth conducted his Sashtiapthapoorthi (renewal of wedding vows), according to the south-Indian Hindu custom on Friday at his Poes Garden house in the city.
According to the custom, there had been a series of homams in the early hours of the morning and later the actor tied the thali (Mangalsutra) to his wife once again.
It’s learnt that the couple looked great in their south Indian attire. While Rajini was seen in a pattu veshti (silk shoti) and pattu shirt (silk shirt), his wife wore the traditional nine yards sari.
The guests who were present for the occasion were Kamal Haasan, Rajini’s mentor K. Balachandar and his close family members from his hometown, Bengaluru.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Karunanidhi and his son Deputy Chief Minister MK Stalin, who couldn’t be present for the occasion, called up and conveyed their best wishes to the couple.