Highest Rated IMDB Films Of Superstar Rajinikanth

Farzana Patowari

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Rajinikanth's fame extends far beyond the confines of the South Indian film industry, thanks to his widespread appeal. Throughout his career, he has starred in a diverse range of films, some of which have resonated deeply with audiences, irrespective of their box office performance. Let's take a closer look at some of these films:

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Thillu Mullu – 8.6In 1981, Rajinikanth appeared in a comedic film where the protagonist, Chandran, fabricates a story to take time off work but ends up getting exposed. In order to avoid the consequences, he devises yet another lie, this time pretending to have a twin. This marked a departure from Rajinikanth's usual action-oriented roles, as he tried his hand at a different genre of cinema.

Image Credits: GV Films

Thalapathi – 8.5Thalapathi, released in 1991, is more than just a tale of companionship between a slum dweller portrayed by Rajinikanth and a mafia boss played by Mammootty. It also draws parallels to the friendship of Karna and Duryodhana from the Indian epic Mahabharata.

Image Credits: P. A. Arts Productions

Aarilirunthu Arubathu Varai – 8.4Released in 1979, this film portrays the struggles of the eldest son of a family who finds it challenging to provide for his loved ones. The movie presents a realistic and relatable depiction of his plight. While he takes pride in his siblings' achievements, he continues to face his own challenges and struggles to make a living.

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Baashha – 8.3In this film, Rajinikanth portrays the character of an auto driver who appears to be an honest and hardworking individual. However, his family remains unaware of his troubled past. Interestingly, reports suggest that the movie was inspired by an unshot scene from Amitabh Bachchan's film "Hum."

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Mullum Malarum – 8.3Rajinikanth plays the role of a winch operator of a cable trolly who lives in a village with his sister. He is extremely protective of her and the real test begins when she falls in love with an engineer who is his boss. This leads to a greater conflict.