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Thalapathy Vijay Beats Rajinikanth at Tamil Nadu Box Office With Master’s Fantastic Performance

With Master’s stupendous performance at the Box Office, the industry has finally opened to thinking positive about releasing films on the big screens. The Thalapathy Vijay starrer has crossed the benchmark of Rs 200 crore worldwide with Rs 100 crore in Tamil Nadu alone. Not just that, the Lokesh Kanagaranj-directorial has also made Vijay the only star […]

Party leaders free to quit and join other political parties: Rajini Makkal Mandram

A week ago, Rajinikanth issued a statement clarifying he has no plans to revisit his decision to stay away from electoral politics and urged his fans not to pressure him further. As a few of its district functionaries quit to join the DMK, Rajinikanth’s proposed political outfit Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM) issued a statement Monday saying […]

Rajinikanth fans stage demonstration in Chennai, urge him to change his decision to stay away from politics

‘Va Thalaiva Va’ (Come leader), ‘Ipo Ilana epovum illa’ (If not now, never) were some of the slogans raised by the fans who came together at the demonstration site. The demonstration which started around 10 am on Sunday was wrapped around 12:30 pm. Actor Rajinikanth’s fans gathered in large numbers at the Valluvar Kottam in Chennai […]

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan popular film stars, but ‘marginal players’ in politics: Mani Shankar Aiyar

NEW DELHI: Describing Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan as “marginal political players”, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has said they remain very popular film stars but are unable to attract public opinion to their point of view in political terms. Aiyar, who has been named in three key panels set up by the Congress for […]

Rajinikanth fans throng Valluvar Kottam, invite actor to take plunge into Tamil Nadu politics

CHENNAI: At least 3000 fans of popular actor Rajinikanth gathered at Valluvar Kottam on Sunday morning, in an attempt to persuade the superstar to take the plunge into politics.  Chanting, ‘Va va Thalaiva’ (Come, my leader) and ‘Mattruvom Mattruvom, elavatrayum mathuvom’ (Let us change everything), the enthusiastic crowd had gathered from several districts across the State. […]

Karthik Subbaraj celebrates 2 years of Rajinikanth’s Petta, thanks fans for their love

Director Karthik Subbaraj, who is waiting for the release of Jagamae Thanthiram, took to Twitter to celebrate two years of his Tamil film, Petta. The film, which hit the screens in 2019, is one of the important films in Karthik’s career. Featuring Rajinikanth in the lead role, the film garnered good responses from both audiences […]

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan popular film stars, but ‘marginal players’ in politics: Aiyar

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan popular film stars, but ‘marginal players’ in politics: Aiyar Describing Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan as “marginal political players”, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has said they remain very popular film stars but are unable to attract public opinion to their point of view in political terms. Aiyar, who has been named in three key panels […]

Rajinikanth was never meant to be in politics

Rajini speaks of ‘spritual politics’. At a time when scamsters are running away with billions of India’s money you can’t change politics with spirituality, says the superstar’s friend Shatrughan Sinha Tamil  superstar Rajinikanth’s proclamation that he  won’t pursue politics for health reasons, is a delayed manifestation of his resolve to stay away from politics. A  […]

S. Gurumurthy Exclusive: Rajinikanth’s service to Tamil Nadu is going to be political in nature

Many say that actor Rajinikanth has quit politics before having formally entered it, but Thuglak Editor and Rajini’s close confidante S. Gurumurthy says there more to recent announcement than meets the eye. In an exclusive conversation with Zee Media, Gurumurthy says Rajini can play a significant role in the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections without having to […]

Modi is Ultimate Star Campaigner, Says CT Ravi a Day After Rajinikanth Junked Political Plan

Chennai: A day after Tamil superstar Rajinikanth abandoned his foray into politics, BJP national general secretary, C.T. Ravi on Wednesday said that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has always been led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in every election it contests and in Tamil Nadu too, it is no different. Addressing reporters, Ravi said that the alliance […]

Rajini can’t

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth announced on Tuesday that he has been forced to shelve his plans to enter politics because of health reasons. Earlier this month, he had announced that he would launch a political party on December 31, to pursue “spiritual politics”, and contest the assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, scheduled in April next year. His retreat […]

Rajinikanth’s confidante Tamilaruvi Manian quits politics

A day after actor Rajinikanth announced that he will not take the political plunge due to his health, his confidante and founder of Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam, Tamilaruvi Manian, also quit electoral politics. “Until death embraces me, I won’t step into politics,” Manian said. Manian, who was appointed as the supervisor of Rajinikanth’s proposed political party, said in his […]

Rajinikanth distressed he can’t serve Tamil Nadu the way he thought: Arjuna Murthy

Rajinikanth, after much dithering, Tuesday announced he would not take the political plunge, citing his ill health.    Arjuna Murthy, the chief coordinator of Rajinikanth’s proposed political party, has claimed the superstar is “in distress” as he wasn’t able to accomplish his dream of working for Tamil Nadu’s welfare the way he had thought. Rajinikanth, after […]

Tamil Nadu feels BJP irrelevant, will seek Rajinikanth’s support: Kamal Haasan

Taking a jibe at both AIADMK and DMK, Haasan said both the party leaders are accusing each other and releasing the list of corruption charges making their jobs easier and he feels thankful to them for doing that. Actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan says the people of Tamil Nadu feel BJP is irrelevant. Haasan, who is on the third-phase of […]

BJP Says it May Seek Rajinikanth’s Support Day After Star Ends Political Bid, Maintains it Leads TN Alliance

Chennai: The BJP on Wednesday said it may seek the support of superstar Rajinikanth for the 2021 assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, a day after the star said he has abandoned his plan to make a political foray. Asserting that its alliance with the AIADMK was strong, BJP national general secretary C T Ravi, however, […]