Rajinikanth Joining the
list of top actors from Bollywood whose have
rained down praises on Superstar Rajini is none other
than Salman Khan. Arguable titled the topless Khan
(courtesy his onscreen antics
with his shirt off), the actor has categorically stated
that the Superstar is his role model. What seems to have
smitten the actor the most about the Superstar is that
Rajini - while earning the most that any actor has in
India - does as much good for the ordinary man.
Salman was quoted, "Rajinikanth is my biggest role
model. His noble
deeds have taken me aback many a time. I aim to emulate
actor made these remarks at a press conference for his
to-be-released Hollywood film Marigold.
The film has the actor acting with Ali Larter, Nandana
Pillai and Kiran Juneja. Willard Carroll of the 1998
Sean Connery/Angelina Jolie starrer Playing by Heart
fame has directed it.
Salman said, "Marigold's release got delayed due to many
reasons. Being a Hollywood film, it will be released
internationally. The production company has spent almost
six months on the marketing of the film. The actual
release date was the 17th of July, day before
yesterday. The film will be released soon in a grand
He added, "Govinda said that I was his role model. I am
very honoured to have him say this about me. But for me
Rajinikanth is the actor that I hold in high regard both
for his acting and for his off screen efforts. To reach
a status that he has in the film industry I very
difficult. Despite his stature, he has remained a very
He gives almost all of his earnings to the needy. For an
actor, money is not a problem. Spending it right is what
is more important. Rajini knows how to use his money for
the good of the people. I wish to emulate his charity
Salman Khan is not the only one who has rained praises
on Rajini, Aamir Khan too said something about the star
to the same effect when he was in Chennai. So who's
comment are we waiting for next - Amitabh Bachchan?
That'll be the day Bollywood is officially Rajini crazy.