No ego if our ideology matches: Kamal Haasan ties in with Rajinikanth

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |

December 15, 2020 9:50:36 PM





Haasan (left) said if the ideology is similar, his party is ready to “cooperate” with Rajinikanth’s party for the upcoming elections in Tamil Nadu.

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan on Tuesday suggested he is sincere to a political alliance with actor Rajinikanth, who is will make his political debut in the meeting surveys planned for next year in Tamil Nadu.

Speaking to reporters, Haasan said that if there are no ideological differences between them, his party is willing to “cooperate”. “Political change is needed. We’re just a phone call away. If our ideology is similar and if it would benefit the people, we are ready to put aside our egos and cooperate with each other, ”he said.

Ever since Rajinikanth announced that his party would oppose the upcoming elections in Tamil Nadu, he has received bouquets and bricks from the state’s political fraternity.

Earlier this month also AIADMK coordinator and deputy prime minister of Tamil Nadu O Panneerselvam expressed will to join hands with the actor’s party.

“We welcome the decision of great filmmaker Rajinikanth to enter politics. In politics anything can happen. If there is an opportunity, an alliance will be formed (with Rajinikanth), ”he said. Meanwhile, AIADMK has confirmed that they will continue their alliance with BJP for the next assembly election.

Rajinikanth will reveal the name of his political party on 31 December.

In a statement, he said: “Everything is luck. This choice must change the fate of Tamil Nadu … If I win, it will be a victory for the people, and if I fail it also belongs to them … I will change everything, everything! “

The Tamil superstar sparked speculation about his party’s inclinations by introducing Ra Arjunamurthy, a former president of the intellectual wing of the BJP state unit, as the chief coordinator of his fan association. Arjunamurthy had been replaced from his post earlier.

In 2017, Rajinikanth announced that his party would contest on its own. Now that he is actually launching the party, it looks like he won’t be allying in 2021 either.

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