Rajinikanth is an Indian actor who's ancestors are from the village of NachiKuppam in Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu. He lost his mother at the age of eight. He did his schooling at the Acharya Paathshala in Basavanagudi, Bangalore and then at the Vivekananda Balaka Sangha. Rajinikanth struggled a lot during his early age because of his family's low income. Although his mother-tongue is Marathi, he has not acted in any Marathi films yet.He worked with various jobs in Bangalore. He also attended a theatre for stage plays.