Superstar Rajinikanth turned 65 on Saturday, 12 December. This time, the actor has called off celebrations and urged fans to help in rebuilding flood-hit Chennai.
Often referred to as "Thalaivar", Rajinikanth is worshipped by many ardent fans for his humble nature and the way he treats them.
Before becoming an actor in K Balachander's "Apoorva Ragangal" in 1975, Rajinikanth worked as a coolie, carpenter and a bus conductor for the Bangalore Transport Service. Later, he became part of many Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, and English films.
As per the latest tweet of Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya, the actor is currently in Goa, where he is working for his upcoming film. He is also awaiting the release of "Kabali".
Celebrities, including Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Dhanush, Allu Arjun, Amy Jackson, Swetha Mohan, Hansika Motwani, SS Rajamouli and many others have wished him a very happy birthday.
Check out celebrity wishes below:
Amitabh Bachchan â€
T 2086 - Happy Birthday to RAJNI .. RAJNIKANT .. for the 12th Dec .. the weight of his popularity and presence can never be measured !!
Happy birthday Thallaiva!!!
Many Happy returns of the day to the South Indian @superstarrajini garu. My Favourite of Favourites. Our South Indian Pride n Deep Respect
Happy Birthday to the one and only Mr @superstarrajini - All the best Sir!
Happy birthday to the @superstarrajini ji. most amazing Actor, supporter and guide. #HappyBirthdayThalaivaa#HBDSuperstarRajinikanth
â€” Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) December 12, 2015
Happy birthday to the superstar â€ª#â€ŽRajinikanthâ€¬
â€” KalaignarKarunanidhi (@kalaignar89) December 12, 2015
Happiness n pride in life includes putting up this tweet..HAPPY BDAY APPA..LOVE YOU MORE THAN LIFE.STAY BLESSED.â¤ #HappyBirthdayThalaivaa
Appa is away working in goa !!!! He's gods child and I'm blessed to be born to him !!! #HappyBirthdayThalaivaa #loveyou #blessed
Lakshmi Manchu â€
Happiest birthdays to my uncle and The one and Only Superstar @superstarrajini. Only be blessed w the best of health and purest of fun.
Happy Birthday To Thalaivar @superstarrajini Sir
Venkat Prabhu â€
Happy birthday thalaivaaaaa!!!! @superstarrajini
â€” Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) December 11, 2015
Shweta Mohan â€
Happy birthday to @superstarrajini avargal !!
N Chandrababu Naidu
Heartiest greetings to @superstarrajini garu. May you keep rising high & touch people's lives the way you always do. Happy Birthday.