Rajini

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 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 […]

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 […]

Vikram to play a negative role in Rajinikanth’s ‘Enthiran 2’ ?

Chennai: Superstars Rajinikanth and Vikram are most likely to join hands for the highly anticipated sequel to filmmaker S. Shankar’s blockbuster ‘Enthiran’. The pre-production work on the project is already underway. “Rajinikanth sir is already on board. Vikram is quite excited about the project, but he’s yet to sign on the dotted line,” a source told […]

Thoothukudi firing: Rajinikanth likely to be summoned again in January 2021

“Rajinikanth will be called soon. Since he has started participating in film shootings, there is a possibility to summon him in January. We need to question 500 more persons in connection with the incident, Arul Vadivel Sekar said. Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth is likely to be summoned again by the one-man commission probing the Thoothukudi violence for his remarks […]

Why Rajini-Kamal On Screen Bond May Not Translate Into Politics

Kamal & Rajini shared good on-screen space, but may not be able to tie up in politics, due to opposing ideologies. The last time Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth got together was on the silver screen for Geraftaar in 1985 along with Amitabh Bachchan. The film was a super hit. Before one raises their eyebrows over what two […]

Why Does Rajinikanth’s Camp Feel That Kamal Haasan’s Alliance Offer Is a Trap? | CRUX

Two Tamil superstars who have taken the political plunge are on the cusp of a iconic alliance, if Rajinikanth accepts Kamal Haasan’s invite to join forces. However, Rajini’s camp indicates that he might reject the overture, as it could likely be a trap. Watch this video to find out more

Rajinikanth May Be Summoned Again by Commission Probing 2018 Anti-Sterlite Protest Violence

The one person inquiry commission probing the May 2018 anti-Sterlite violence here in which 13 people were killed in police firing, may once again summon top Tamil actor Rajinikanth, following his remarks of “anti-social elements” infiltrating the protest. According to the Commission’s advocate, there is a “likelihood” of the actor being summoned in January, even […]

Wait for official word on party name, symbol: Rajini Makkal Mandram

CHENNAI: The Rajini Makkal Mandram on Tuesday asked its members to wait for ‘official’ announcement from it on the name of the political party to be launched soon by Rajinikanth and the symbol allotted by the Election Commission. The RMM, citing reports in a section of media which mentioned a party’s name and symbol as […]

After BJP and Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan stakes claim to MGR’s legacy

Rajnikanth was shooting for Annaatthe before the advent of the coronavirus. However, due to the pandemic and the lockdown, the shoot had to be stalled. Annaatthe’s shoot wasn’t resumed amidst the pandemic considering the senior superstar’s age. Today reports in Mumbai Mirror state that Thalaiva has resumed shooting for the film. This is probably the last […]

Rajinikanth cuts birthday cake in flight. Nayanthara and daughter Aishwarya wish him

Superstar Rajinikanth cut his birthday cake in flight while he was on his way to Annaatthe shoot in Hyderabad. Nayanthara and Aishwarya Rajinikanth were on the flight as well. Superstar Rajinikanth celebrated his birthday on December 12. On Sunday, he took a chartered flight along with his daughter Aishwarya Rajinikanth, Nayanthara and others to Hyderabad […]

Rajinikanth or Kamal Haasan – Who do you like?

With Rajinikanth throwing his hat in the ring for the next state elections, it seems people of Tamil Nadu will once again face a tough question that so far remained within the confines of cinema: Rajinikanth pudikuma? illa Kamal Haasan pudikuma? (Do you like Rajini or Kamal?) 2020 may have been a tough year for […]

Happy Birthday Rajinikanth: Chiranjeevi, Mohanlal, AR Rahman shower wishes on ‘Thalaivar’

CHENNAI: Superstar Rajinikanth turned 70 on Saturday, and film industry colleagues including Chiranjeevi, AR Rahman, Mohanlal and Mahesh Babu showered him with birthday wishes. Many colleagues as well as fans also honoured him with a common display picture highlighting his popular on-screens avatars. Here’s what celebrities tweeted: Chiranjeevi: “Dearest Friend @rajinikanth Happy 70th Birthday & […]