Finally, after a long trail of suspense Rajnikanth has announced that he is entering politics in Tamil Nadu. Rajni announced the news in Chennai in front of hundreds of his followers that he has finally made up his mind to contest elections and he will form his new party instead of joining in any existing one. Rajni says he does not any interest in power and he just wants to serve the nation and it’s people. Rajni mentioned that due to the political scenario of Tamil Nadu which according to him has became a laughing stock after the death of AIADMK Jayalalitha.
He also mentioned that if does not start working for people by being in politics, it will haunt him for the rest of his life. His party will contest general assembly elections of 2021 from all 234 seats in Tamil Nadu and also parliamentary elections of 2019. Rajni said that he is not interested in becoming the Chief Minister, if this was the case than he would have taken the seat when it was being given to him on a platter in his 40’s. 67 year old actor has made it very clear that he will neither ask nor take support from any existing political party in Tamil Nadu.
There are posters all over the city saying Rajinikanth will be their next Chief Minister. His contemporary Kamal Hasan also announced his intentions to be a part of politics a month ago and he said welcome to Rajnikanth over his decision. The man practically has a demi-god status with his millions of followers and they call him ‘Thalaivaa’, which means the ultimate leader. His political announcement is also a signal that he might not be doing films any more. Rajni has 2 films about to complete their production, Kaala and Endhiran 2.0 . 2.0 will release in April as announced by the makers after a long stretch of delay while release date of Kaala is not announced yet.