Despite being a megastar of Tamil movies, he is not Tamil.
Father of Aishwarya Dhanush.
Rajnikanth's movies after 1995 started running all over India, even outside southern states and were dubbed in regional Indian languages and Hindi due to his popularity all over India. Rajinikanth is extremely popular in Japan.
Tamil megastar, worshipped like a god by his fans
His 100th film was Sri Raghvendra, which was made in Tamil.