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Our party does not see politics as a profession: Kamal Haasan

Addressing the reporters gathered the Makkal Needhi Maiam party office in Chennai on Friday, Kamal Haasan said, “People have voted for us in such a way that I can keep my heads held high. They trusted us without expecting anything in return, I take this opportunity to thank them for their support, we have a long way to go, have many things to do."

Kamal Haasan's MNM seeks calling off of May 19 Sulur bypoll

Earlier, the Coimbatore police had denied permission to Haasan following a furore over his 'free India's first extremist was a Hindu' remarks, due to which Haasan could not undertake campaigning on Friday.


Quality of polity going down, I'm not threatened: Kamal Haasan on being attacked during poll campaign

Kamal Haasan's press meet comes a day after eggs, stones and chappals were hurled by two unidentified men at the dais where the actor-turned politician was holding a public meeting in Aravkurichi in Karur district on Thursday.

Taken out of context with malafide intent: MNM on Kamal Haasan's 'Hindu terrorist' remark

Claiming that the speech was being circulated with a view to promote enmity amongst people, Kamal Haasan's party MNM said that Kamal Haasan's speech had "been taken completely out of context with a malafide intent".

Lok Sabha elections, Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan breaks TV sets; Congress has translation troubles

We bring you the sidelights of the elections from Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan claims he is one amongst the public and says it’s time for a change.

Kamal Haasan won't contest Lok Sabha elections, promises 50 lakh jobs in manifesto

The MNM manifesto promises 50 lakh jobs, equal pay for women and "100 per cent profit" for farmers among seven other pledges that the party aims to achieve in the next five years if voted to power in the state.


Make use of me for betterment of Tamil Nadu, Kamal Haasan tells supporters

Kamal Haasan had confirmed earlier this month that Makkal Needhi Maiam would contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections alone.

Kamal Haasan calls on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

Talking to reporters, Haasan hailed the CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala, which completed two years in office. The actor, who launched his party earlier this year, had met the Kerala chief minister in Thiruvananthapuram last year.

A party is born

Kamal Haasan will need to balance his roles as actor and leader and build his party to make a difference in Tamil Nadu

Kamal Haasan launches Tamil Nadu political party Makkal Needhi Maiam — here's all you need to know

Kamal Haasan launched Makkal Needhi Maiam on Wednesday, following months of speculation as to whether the veteran Tamil actor would take the plunge. Here's everything you need to know about the new entrant in Tamil Nadu politics.