23 October, 2020

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2019-11-08T11:34:30+05:30

All The Rajini Fans

Mind it, Rajinikanth’s entering politics—and who’s stopping the fan-mill when the crackerjack of stardom declares/hints at the role of a real-life neta. The superstar did not join politics, politics joined Rajinikanth. So goes a quip. Some can’t wait for “elections to win Rajinikanth”. And there are folks who fancy their party joining Rajinikanth. Some ask: Is the I&B ministry’s decision to confer the Icon of Golden Jubilee Award at IFFI 2019 on Rajinikanth an attempt of the BJP to lure him before the 2021 Tamil Nadu state elections? What if Rajinikanth goes with the AIADMK, given its fine show in the recent bypolls? Psst! The award drew sniggers from fans of Kamal Haasan, senior to Rajinikanth, and who, in hallowed Tamil tradition, left cinema to join politics.


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