Original name- Shivaji Rao Gaekwad
Date of birth- 12/12/1949
Native place- Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Profession- Film Actor
Family- Ramoji Rao Gaekwad (father), Ramabai (mother), Latha Rangachari (wife), Aishwarya Rajinikanth (daughter), Dhanush (son-in-law), Soundarya Rajinikanth (daughter), Ashwin Ramkumar (son-in-law).
Awards- Filmfare awards, Tamilnadu state film awards, Raj kapoor award (2007), Indian Entertainer of the year by NDTV (2007), Padma Bhushan (2000)