Superstar Rajinikanth needs no introduction in the movie industry. He is one of the highest paying actors in India and was recently listed in Forbes India 100 Most Richest Celebrity.

Rajinikanth has huge fan followers; not only in India but also in the overseas. Many of his fans not only adore him, but they worship him and his movie releases are celebrated like it is a festival.

But do you know how his career begin?

Yes, we are all aware that Superstar was a bus conductor prior to becoming an actor. It was the late K. Balachander who gave him the opportunity to act in the movie 'Apoorva Raagangal'.

It was not Rajinikanth's debut as a hero, but rather a small role to play Srividya's abusive husband with Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan in the lead.

If you have yet to watch the movie, here's the clip of Rajinikanth's first screen appearance: