Will launch party at appropriate time, says Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth | PTI

So, I will announce my political stance on 31 December.

This was for the first time that the charismatic actor, who enjoys a cult status in the Tamil film industry, has clarified his stand on taking a political plunge. I'm not saying that I will come to politics (smiles). He also added that his party will be participating in all the 234 constituencies in Tamil Nadu. If we step on the battlefield, we should win the war.

Rajinikanth's close friend Tamilaruvi Manian had last week said that the actor might disclose his plan with regard to politics on any day between December 26 and December 31. He would have succeeded in politics if he had entered around 20 years ago.

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December 28 (ANI): Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday met his fans for the third day of his six-day long fans meet-and-greet programme in Chennai where the fan club is getting an opportunity to take a photograph with their matinee idol.

Stressing on the importance of discipline and positive energy, he advocated meditation and asked his fans not to give room for negative thoughts as it would have an adverse impact on their well-being. "About my political entry, I do not know how curious the people are, but the media is". Recently, the other big actor, Kamal Haasaan, had made his anticipated debut.

However, his nomination to contest in the just concluded RK Nagar by-poll was rejected.

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