Superstar Rajnikanth, a man who has been given the highest possible tag for an actor “Thalaiva” has been in the news for a while, where his interests in the political world have been widely discussed. And in relation to that, fans of the superstar will gather today at Trichy, in what will seem like a trial balloon towards his stepping into politics. The public meeting, according to reports, is purely about raising awareness on the prohibition, all with the blessings of the man himself. However, with the meeting, the fans also want superstar Rajnikanth to step into Politics at the earliest.
Tamilaruvimanian, a Gandhian who is organizing this public meeting in a statement said, “I will explain Rajini’s brand of politics and his agenda and take back fans’ expectations to Rajini,” He added that Rajnikanth is also clearly focused and wants to promote inter-linking rivers in South India, Good and transparent, and a corruption free State.
The news about Rajnikanth’s political plunge has been discussed for over 2 years now. It all started when BJP Chief Amit Shah had announced that the superstar was welcome to join the party. Rajnikanth during this time period also met a few leaders like BJP’s Poonam Mahajan. But with the value and respect, he holds in the state of Tamil Nadu, it wouldn’t be much of a surprise if the Superstar formed his own party too, something that hasn’t really been in the talks for now.
Superstar Rajnikanth, who took the world over with his signature style movements and critically acclaimed acting, has given mixed signals about his political career. When asked about this, he said, “If God wills it, I will enter politics tomorrow,” which triggered a massive positive response from his fans. When the local BJP leaders invited him to join the party, the actor said, “Whatever I had to say I said, now I have nothing more to say.”
Back in 1996, during the election campaign, Rajnikanth had said, “Even God can’t save Tamil Nadu if Jayalalithaa returns to power’, which helped the DMK-TMC alliance to win the elections with a massive difference, thus defeating Jayalalithaa. However, when asked later, over the years, about the speech, he said that his statement was an accident and a mistake.
Rajnikanth previously had never shown interest to the idea of entering politics. Even when Narendra Modi had gone to him during the Lok Sabha elections back in 2014, he stayed aloof from the political frenzy. But with Jayalalithaa’s untimely death, and the chaos that has been in Tamil Nadu regarding the succession, it looks like Rajnikanth doesn’t mind getting into the political world.