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Rajinikanth exits as political reality kicks in

Rajinikanth’s announcement this week that he would not enter politics has taken fans by surprise. Assembly elections are just six months away in Tamil Nadu. The superstar, with his roots in Bengaluru, had earlier announced he would launch a party soon. Showtime spoke to actors and film critics to understand his many flip-flops. ‘He would […]

Rajinikanth announces he will not be entering politics after ‘warning from God’

The major announcement by Rajinikanth comes two days after his discharge from a hospital in Hyderabad where he was undergoing treatment after suffering from high blood pressure. Following widespread speculation regarding his political entry, Superstar Rajinikanth, who was set to make an important announcement regarding the launch of his political party on December 31, on Tuesday announced that he […]

Indian film star Rajinikanth ends political bid over health fears

The 70-year-old Tamil action hero said he will serve the people without entering electoral politics over health concerns. Indian movie superstar Rajinikanth has cancelled his plans to enter politics, saying a health scare had been “a warning from God”. The announcement came on Tuesday, one day after the 70-year-old Tamil action hero left hospital where […]

Rajinikanth’s Party Name, Symbol Fixed? EC Data Hints at Details Amid Haasan’s Offer to Join Hands

Though actor Rajinikanth has kept the public in suspense over the name of his party, the Election Commission’s list for the Tamil Nadu assembly elections has hinted that the superstar’s political outfit could be called ‘Makkal Sevai Katchi’. A few days ago, the EC released names of new parties registered along with the symbols allocated […]

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

The official Twitter page of Makkal Needhi Maiam also put out a video showing MGR garlanding Kamal and kissing him on his forehead during an award function. “I grew up on the lap of MGR, Makkal Thilagam is the asset of the people,” said actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan during his poll campaign at Sivakasi on […]

Anirudh, Raghava Lawrence, RK Suresh, and others react as Superstar Rajinikanth set to announce his political party

Kollywood reacts as Superstar Rajinikanth sets out to announce his political party. Fans and friends of Rajinikanth have been waiting for this announcement for years now, and the star is now all set to start his political party. Kollywood stars Anirudh Ravichander, Raghava Lawrence, Karthik Subbaraj, RK Suresh, Sathish, Nithin Sathya, and others have reacted to Rajinikanth’s announcement, and welcomed him for a […]

‘Let Rajinikanth reveal his political policy’, says DMK chief on actor’s political plunge and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 5pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. ‘Let Rajinikanth reveal his political policy’: DMK chief reserves comment on actor’s political plunge Days after Tamil actor Rajnikanth announced that he will launch his political party in January next year, Dravida […]

Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam actor Thavasi passes away

Actor Thavasi was diagnosed with cancer and taking treatment at a hospital in Madurai recently. The latest is that the actor has passed away while receiving treatment for cancer. The actor has acted in more than 140 films in supporting character. A number of Kollywood actors including Vijay Sethupathi, Soori, Sivakarthikeyan, Soundararaja, Silambarasan TR had extended financial support to the actor […]

Here’s what discussed in Rajinikanth’s meeting with Rajinikanth Makkal Mandram administrators

Rajinikanth has reportedly discussed the pros and cons of starting a party in this situation. The administrators have demanded from tha actor that the party should definitely form. It was also said that the executives had insisted that if the party is formed, Rajinikanth would be the chief minister candidate and no one else could […]

Rajini still uncertain over political debut, says will take decision as soon as possible

Rajini still uncertain over political debut, says will take decision as soon as possible

Addressing reporters after the meeting with Rajini Makkal Mandram functionaries, Rajinikanth said, “District secretaries expressed their opinion and I also shared my views.” CHENNAI: Uncertainty continued over actor Rajinikanth’s political entry as Friday’s much-anticipated meeting of the district secretaries of the Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM) ended without getting any concrete information from the actor. Addressing […]

SPB, battling Covid-19, has crossed the critical phase: Rajinikanth

Top actor Rajinikanth said renowned playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, being treated for COVID-19 at a private hospital here has crossed the critical phase and prayed for his speedy recovery. Top actor Rajinikanth on Monday said renowned playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, being treated for COVID-19 at a private hospital here has crossed the critical […]

Rajinikanth celebrates 45 years in cinema with family. Daughter Aishwarya shares new pic

Superstar Rajinikanth celebrated 45 years in cinema with his family members in Chennai. His daughter Aishwarya R Dhanush took to Instagram to share a photo with Rajinikanth. Together, they celebrated India’s 74th Independence Day and Rajinikanth’s 45 years in cinema. In the photo, Rajini and his daughter Aishwarya can be seen twinning in white as […]

Death of Tuticorin father-son duo brutal killing, says actor Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth described as “brutal killing” the death of a Tutcorin father-son duo, alleged victims of police torture, and expressed shock over the ‘inappropriate behaviour’ of some policemen. Top star Rajinikanth on Wednesday described as “brutal killing” the death of a Tutcorin father- son duo, alleged victims of police torture, and expressed shock over the ‘inappropriate […]

One state, many possibilities

Is Tamil Nadu approaching a post-Dravidian era in politics with Rajinikanth talking about spirituality in politics while the BJP does the ground work? Rajinikanth, actor and now politician, announced on December 31, 2017, that he would enter politics. The vehicle for his entry? So far, he has created a website and mobile app for registered […]

Discovery’s Bear Grylls shares teaser of Rajinikanth’s TV debut

The one minute video ends with the superstar saying ‘this is the real adventure’ and wearing the sun glasses in his trade mark movie style Discovery channel’s Bear Grylls on Monday shared the second teaser of his forthcoming adventure show ‘Into the Wild with Bear Grylls’, marking the small screen debut of Tamil cinema legend […]