Chennai, Dec 19 (): Rajinikanth, the famous, unbeatable and most eminent cultural icon who reportedly became Asia’s second highest paid actor after Jackie Chan, will now be included in a chapter for students of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in the Learning to Communicate(Course Book 6) textbook.
With an intention to instil a sense of achievement among the younger generations and inspire them in following their aim and enthusiasm in life with constant hard work, lessons from Rajinikanth’s life have been included. Sixty-two year old southern superstar is once again back in school in the CBSE textbooks!
The chapter titled as ‘From Bus Conductor to Superstar’ which comes under the section ‘Dignity of Work’ will describe about the superstar’s rise in life from the initial stage of his life to becoming Tamil cinema’s most long-term celebrated personality.
Before coming into the film indistry, Rajinikanth, son of a police constable fought hard to make his ends meet and was working as a conductor in Karnataka’s transport corporation. He had a habit of keeping his passengers jovial by making fun with them, particularly school students. His friends used to suggest him to become an actor which became a dream coming true for the legend.
It was Rajni’s close friend who helped him financially to reach the Madras Film Institute, the first step to put his feet in the industry. Having numerous runaway successes under his belt, from newspapers, websites and magazines Rajnikanth has now paved his way into the school textbooks.
Meanwhile, some parents in the city have expressed their dissatisfaction and concern about the impact of the particular curriculum on their wards.
“When we have many other deserving freedom fighters to follow from our history, what is so unique about the actor which made the committee to select his life story? ” asked a parent.
However, it is evident that the superstar will set a big example in the coming days for the future generations and mark a name for himself in the pages of history.