Amitabh is my role model:Rajni


Amitabh is my role model. When I was in Lonavala last time and was going through stress Amitabh gave me a piece of advise which I follow till date. It has made my life much easier,” said emotional Rajini at the audio launch of his latest film Robot

We have done films like Andha Kanoon, Giraftar and Hum together and I can never forget the love and affection he showered on me,” said the 60-year-old actor.

I have always valued his advise while taking important decisions,” he added.

Kamala Hassan and Shah Rukh Khan were approached for this role earlier. But I do not know what happened. ‘Dane Dane pe likha hai khane wale ka nam’ (May be, I was destined to get it)”, he said.

Recollecting an incident that occurred during the shooting of Robot Rajnikant said, “A friend from Rajasthan visited me at my brothers place. When he realised that Aishwarya was the heroine of my film he was shocked. He refused to believe that she could act with me. So I must thank Ash for all the support,” he said.

The actor also revealed that the film’s budget was about Rs 150 crore as it was technically superior.