Happy Birthday Rajnikanth

December 12, 2011

Blame it on “Robot“. Last year, when Rajnikanth’s film opened in cinemas, not only did it become a huge hit, it also unleashed another pop culture phenomenon on the rest of India — Rajnikanth jokes.

Soon, it was all you would hear — in local trains, on your Facebook feed, over lunch in the office cafeteria and in your SMS inbox — each instance starting with: this is the best Rajnikanth joke ever.

You have to hand it to them though, most of them were pretty funny, even though they were copied from the Chuck Norris brand of jokes. And what they did is reinforce to a whole lot of people who don’t live in south India — what a phenomenon Rajnikanth is, if you didn’t know it already.

My favourite one is: Rajnikanth wanted to play cricket, so the rain was delayed due to start of play (or something to that effect).

And of course, today, on Rajnikanth’s birthday, the one doing the rounds is “Happy Rajnikanth, Birthday”.

Which is your favourite Rajnikanth joke?

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1.Rajinikanth doesn’t wear a watch. He decides what time it is.
2.Rajinikanth has already been to Mars, that’s why there are no signs of life there.
3.Rajinikanth killed the dead sea.
4.If you spell ‘Rajanikant’ wrong on Google it doesn’t say, “Did you mean Rajinikanth?” It simply replies, “Run while you still have the chance.”
5.Rajinikanth can play the violin with a piano
6.Rajnikanth once wrote a cheque, the bank bounced!
7.Micheal Jordan to Rajini: I can spin a ball on my finger for over two hours. Can you?
Rajni: Rascala; how do you think the earth spins!?
8.Rajinikanth once ordered a plate of idli in McDonald’s, and got it.
9.If Rajnikant was born 100 years earlier, British would have fought to get independence from India.
10.When Rajnikant logs on to facebook.com, facebook updates its status message!
11.Rajni once killed 20 men just by saying “BANG”
12.Rajinikanth knows Victoria’s secret.
13.Rajinikanth can divide by zero.
14.Rajinikanth has counted to infinity, twice.
15.When Rajinikanth gives you the finger, he’s telling you how many seconds you have left to live.

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NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander has successfully drilled into the rock-hard ice layer below the Martian surface and collected the frozen shavings which included the Butt-ends of the cigarettess smoked by Superstar RajiniKant.

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