Actor Rajinikanth calls off political plunge citing health concerns

CHENNAI: Megastar Rajinikanth announced on Tuesday that he will not be taking the political plunge days before he was to formally launch his party.

Rajinikanth, who was released from a hospital in Hyderabad on Sunday after being treated for blood pressure fluctuations called it a “a warning from God” and that his campaign would impact his health amid the pandemic.

“With extreme sadness, I say that I can’t enter politics. I alone know the pain I went through while announcing this decision,” the 70-year-old movie star wrote in a letter in Tamil that he posted on Twitter. “This decision of mine will disappoint my fans and people but please forgive me. I will serve the people without entering electoral politics.”

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