Despite announcing his politics foray in 2017, Thalaiva Rajinikanth was seen maintaining a safe distance from active politics. Unlike his colleague Kamal Haasan who managed to remain in the spotlight with his remarks over on-going issues, Rajini neither contested nor supported any political party fizzled out many of his fans who awaited his mega launch.
Amidst which Rajini called for a meeting with the district secretaries of his outfit Rajini Makkal Mandram sparked rumours over the party launch anytime soon. However, any major announcement wasn’t made while the secretaries also chose to remain tight-lipped.
Soon things started to settle down as the star was confined to his farmhouse at Kelambakkam on the outskirts of Chennai owing to the pandemic. His forthcoming ‘Annatthe’ was also brought to halt forcing the star to brainstorm on his next political move.
It was learnt that Rajini has been holding a series of virtual meetings with the district secretaries of his outfit Rajini Makkal Mandram regarding his political career. While Rajini already announced that he is not Ito the Chief Minister post, Thalaiva was said to frame a new formula of ‘spiritual politics’.
With the 2021 elections fast approaching, the political temperature in Tamil Nadu has already begun increasing with ruling and opposition parties rolling up the sleeves for the groundworks. However, this time elections are supposed to be a different as two top leaders of the Dravidian parties – J Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi passing away.