Tamil super star Rajnikanth said that Senior hero Shiva Kumar said him to quit Alcohol and cigarette for becoming good star. Rajnikanth wished him on the occasion of his 75th birthday. He sent a letter to him who is a father of well known heros Surya and Karthi.
" I learnt many things from the beginning of my career. I had a habit of smoking and drinking. He said to quit all those for becoming a good actor. I followed him and became healthy not only physically but also mentally. He should live for many more years with good health." He wrote in the letter.