Actor Rajinikanth on Monday met office-bearers of his fan club, Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM), in Chennai amid speculation regarding his much awaited entry in politics.
After the meeting, Rajinikanth told the media that district secretaries of the fan club have expressed their opinions. “I have shared my views as well. However, they promised that they will stand with whatever decision I take. I will make a decision as soon as possible,” he said.
The meeting took place in the wake of reports that Rajinikanth was reluctant to enter politics amid the pandemic, considering the risk factors involved as he reportedly had a kidney transplant in 2016.
Sources close to him said there were concerns about his health as a new party will demand his presence for public rallies.
It is learnt that the actor had had discussions with his friends on possibilities of digital campaigns, but this was ruled out as virtual rallies may not help much when rival leaders are on the ground.
During the meeting, he inquired about Covid-19 protocols and impacts of Cyclone Nivar.
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