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Box office battle: Rajinikanth vs Salman vs SRK vs Aamir

With the style, the ruggedness, the majestic walk, the magisterial persona, things had to fall in place. By now, we have heard and read so much about Rajinikanth that we almost believe that it was bound to happen. He was born to be the superstar.

Kabali Movie Updated: Jul 23, 2016 17:12 IST
Rohit Vats
Rajinikanth’s Kabali is all set to hit the screens on July 22, 2016.
Rajinikanth’s Kabali is all set to hit the screens on July 22, 2016.

Smashing records with a huge opening collection of Rs 250 crore in India alone (as per a statement from the production house), Rajinikanth-starrer Kabali has become the biggest opener ever.

A fifteen minute role in Apoorva Raagangal (1975) started a scintillating career which was to become synonymous with charisma, magic and miracles. The tricks learnt at Karnataka State Transport Corporation made Shivaji Rao Gaikwad aka Rajinikanth the man every fan was waiting for.

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With the style, the ruggedness, the majestic walk, the magisterial persona, things had to fall in place. By now, we have heard and read so much about Rajinikanth that we almost believe that it was bound to happen. He was born to be the superstar.

Watch: Superstar Rajinikanth in Kabali teaser

However, now that he has already broken all records with Pa Ranjith’s Kabali making an opening collection of Rs 250 crore at domestic windows alone, the eternal debate is back: Is he still the biggest superstar around?

Here we have compared Rajinikanth’s super-success with the three mighty Khans of Bollywood, because if they can’t match up to Rajini’s numbers, nobody can.

Rajinikanth vs Salman Khan

Hits are calculated on the basis of box office collections.

Rajinikanth vs Shah Rukh Khan

Hits are calculated on the basis of box office collections.

Rajinikanth vs Aamir Khan

Hits are calculated on the basis of box office collections.

Now, take our poll:

(Interact with Rohit Vats at Twitter/@nawabjha)