6 Lesser-Known Films Of Superstar Rajinikanth

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Superstar Rajinikanth turns 72 years old today. The acting maverick of South cinema reportedly began his career in 1975, and has been a part of over 160 films so far. 

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On his birthday, here's checking out some of the most underrated films of his career

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Bhuvana Oru Kelvi KuriThis film sheds light on two friends, (Rajinikanth and Sivakumar), who're anything but similar in nature. Albeit an interesting watch, the movie failed to create a buzz among Rajini fans .

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NetrikkanThalaivar plays a double role in this movie, as that of a father and son, where the latter is out on an agenda. The narrative also sees actress Saritha play an integral part. 

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Thappu ThalangalThe movie saw Saritha and Rajinikanth being paired opposite each other, yet again. The superstar plays the role of Devu, a goon, who falls in love with a prostitute. But their murky past doesn’t let them live in peace.

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16 VayathinileThis movie entailed a big cast with actors like Kamal Haasan, Sridevi and Rajinikanth in the lead. It revolves around a 16 year old villager girl named Mayil, who navigates her life in a male dominated world. 

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Ilamai Oonjal AadukirathuThis happens to be a love triangle where two best friends fall for the same woman. Along with him, actors Kamal Haasan and Sripriya were roped in the lead cast.

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Ninaithaale InikkumA youth centric movie about a music band, Ninaithaale Inikkum sees Rajini  play the role of a singer, whose band goes to Singapore to perform. The romantic entanglements that ensue don't end well.