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Tribute of 6700 cupcakes for 67-year-old Rajinikanth

ANI
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Chennai: As superstar Rajinikanth turned 67 today, his fans created a mosaic of his portrait with 6700 cupcakes at Chennai’s City Centre Mall. Buttons Cupcakes that took up the initiative, laid around 6700 mini cupcakes worth Rs 2 lakhs.

Suchithra Karthik, a representative of the bakery told ANI that it took around a month to plan the special tribute, and the baking took 72 hours. “We’re big Thalaiva fans and this is our tribute to him,” she said.

The mall-goers were seen thronging to the venue and taking selfies with the cupcake mosaic. A flash mob to the songs of Thalaiva was also organised at the mall. Rajinikanth, whose real name is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, was born on December 12 1950.

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The Indian film actor, who works primarily in Tamil cinema, began acting in plays while working in the Bangalore Transport Service as a bus conductor. Today, he is one of the highest paid actors in Asia, and has an immense fan following, especially down South.

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Published on: Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
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