RJ Balaji: I'm a Rajini fan, but his political entry doesn't

Rajinikanth in politics or not

The group said "Kannadiga Rajini" should stay away from Tamil politics.

Earlier on Friday, while addressing the final day of Rajni-darbar the Tamil superstar said, after living in Tamil Nadu for 43 years and receiving the fans" appreciation, he has now turned into a "true-Tamilian'. "As a friend who has known him for 35-40 years what I think is he will not join any national or regional party".

Super Star Rajinikanth is an Indian film actor. Speaking at an India Today TV event in New Delhi on Sunday, Shah responded to a query on the growing speculation surrounding the superstar's entry into politics. "I'm sure he would do lots of good things".

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Following his statements, Rajinikanth was snubbed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy over his Maharashtra origins.

"Entry of stars has ruined what Kamaraj did for TN and abolished the foundation on which it was built. The outfit is saying a "Kannadiga" should not rule Tamil Nadu".

Considering the actor's influence on fans, Tamil politics could see a new alignment if he joins politics.

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They also burnt an effigy of the actor, besides shouting slogans. Last week, the superstar said he would join politics if "God wants me to". I have a profession, work, duty and so do you. And even though there is no confirmation from the veteran actor, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said he is looking forward to it, if it happens, and he added that the saffron party has "an appropriate position for him", reported News18.

"Even though I am from Karnataka, still you have accepted me and you have made me into a Tamilian".

In the ensuing political developments, he backed the DMK-TMC (Tamil Maanila Congress, led by the late G K Moopanar) combine, which also cashed in on the severe anti-incumbency sentiments against the ruling AIADMK. "I am a pure Tamil now", he told his fans.

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