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MGR could, Jaya could, Rajini can’t

Rajinikanth had publicly announced his decision to enter politics, a decision that would have changed Tamil Nadu politics drastically. He was set to reveal the name of his party on December 31. Then he fell ill. Seeing that as an order from God, he said: “I regret to announce that I am not in a […]

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 […]

Post Rajini exit, DMK to share fewer seats with allies

Chennai: A DMK source revealed that the party leadership has consented to the proposal of its poll analyst Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) to restrict the allies to around three dozen seats so that the party could contest in over 190 seats on its own.A discussion to this effect was believed to have happened between the […]

Rajinikanth not to resume Annaatthe shoot anytime soon?

The makers of Superstar Rajinikanth’s much-anticipated film, Annaatthe, are not likely to resume the shoot anytime soon. The film, which has been in the making since December 2019, was recently stalled after eight crew members tested positive for the novel coronavirus. They were supposed to wrap up the shoot in April. However, the production got […]

Thoothukudi firing: Rajini seeks video call to join hearing

Madurai: Rajini’s advocate Ilam Bharathi, appearing on behalf of the actor, sought video conferencing facility for Rajini to appear and cooperate with the inquiry.The commission headed by retired High Court Judge Aruna Jagadeesan on December 12 last year issued summons to the actor to appear before the commission on January 19 in Thoothukudi. After appearing before […]

Rajini to appear online before Tuticorin panel

Chennai: Actor Rajinikanth may appear before Justice (retired) Aruna Jagadeesan Commission probing the police-firing on the anti-Sterlite protesters in Tuticorin in May 2018 that claimed 14 lives online. Remember it has summoned Rajinikanth to appear before it on 19 January, during its 24th sitting. Rajinikanth has been asked to appear before the commission at its […]

Rajinikanth’s Rajini Makkal Mandram says members free to resign, join other parties

Days after Rajinikanth announced his decision not to venture into politics, the Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM) in a statement on Monday said the members are free to resign and join other political parties. In the statement, Rajinikanth’s RMM said member can join any other party provided they resign from the present post. The statement by […]

Rajinikanth’s fan club says members free to join any political party after a few join DMK

New Delhi: A recent announcement from actor Rajinikanth’s unified fan club has said that their members are free to join other political parties if they wish. It added that they could join any party of their choice, after submitting their resignation to the Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM).  This announcement comes after a few RMM functionaries […]

Fans dejected with Thaliavar? Rajini Makkal Mandram office-bearers join DMK

CHENNAI; Three district secretaries of Rajini Makkal Mandram joined the DMK in the presence of party president M K Stalin here on Sunday. The development is following actor Rajinikanth’s recent abandonment of his plan to enter politics and face the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, due during April-May this year. District secretaries of Tuticorin and Ramanathapuram […]

For dejected Rajini fans, the offers keep coming

CHENNAI: Rajinikanth may have turned his back on electoral politics, but for his fans and supporters, crestfallen after his December 29 decision, a political career could still be on the horizon. Over the past week, many long-time fans of the actor have received offers from virtually every party in the Tamil Nadu, the DMK being the […]

No change in plan, Rajini makes it clear to fans

CHENNAI: Actor Rajinikanth on Monday made an appeal to his fans, asking them not to conduct any events urging him to enter politics. The actor was referring to the demonstration held by his fans at Valluvar Kottam on Sunday. After going back-and-forth for a while, the actor recently made it clear that he was not going […]

Don’t urge me to join politics: Rajinikanth tells his protesting fans

CHENNAI: Top star Rajinikanth on Monday categorically said he would not enter politics and appealed to his fans to not organise any events to urge him to reconsider his decision. A day after his fans held an agitation here, urging him to reverse his choice, the actor said he has already made known his decision […]

Va Va Thalaiva, chant fans

CHENNAI: Chants of ‘va va thalaiva’ (come, my leader) and ‘mattruvom mattruvom, elavatrayum mattruvom’ (we will change everything) thundered in Valluvar Kottam on Sunday. Not having the heart to accept that their beloved actor will not take the political plunge, thousands of Rajinikanth fans staged a dharna on Sunday, urging the actor to rethink his decision. […]

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. […]

Rajinikanth Fan Clubs Stage Demonstration Requesting Actor To Enter Politics

Chennai: The fans of Superstar Rajinikanth have assembled in city’s hotspot Valluvar Kottam, to stage a protest and request the actor to reconsider his decision on quitting politics. Earlier, the office-bearers of the actor’s fans associations across the State had approached the Chennai Police to grant permission to stage a silent protest in Chennai.Following which the […]