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  • Rajinikanth, Kaala, Hindu Makkal Katchi, Politics

    Will inform when I decide: Rajinikanth on political entry

    Superstar Rajinikanth, who is rumoured to be planning a political entry soon, said he has been in discussions with political leaders and will announce when things are finalised. However, he didn't clarify the purpose and nature of his meetings with political leaders. "I don't deny meeting them. We are in discussion and I will make an announcement when things are finalised," Rajinikanth told reporters at the airport here on Thursday. Earlier this week, Rajinikanth met members of the Hindu Makkal Katchi at his

    Southern Cinema | June 23, 2017
  • Rajinikanth, Kaala, Kabali, Dhanush

    Rajinikanth completes shooting Mumbai portion of 'Kaala'

    Superstar Rajinikanth has wrapped up shooting his portion in the Mumbai schedule of upcoming Tamil gangster drama Kaala, a source said. "Rajini sir has completed his portion and is expected to return to Chennai this week. He shot non-stop over the last two weeks. The rest of the team will shoot for another week," a source from the film's unit told. In the second schedule of the film, the team will shoot in a specially erected Dharavi set in Chennai. "Rajini sir plays

    Southern Cinema | June 7, 2017
  • Pankaj Tripathi to play cop in Rajinikanth's 'Kaala'

    Actor Pankaj Tripathi is happy to land the role of a policeman in Tamil film Kaala" which features his "idol" Rajinikanth as a slum lord-turned-gangster. Being directed by Pa. Ranjith, the film is currently being shot in Mumbai. Sharing his joy, Pankaj told IANS over phone: "It's a big thing for me to be part of Rajini sir's film. I consider Rajinikanth as the most ideal person in the cinema industry because despite his super stardom, he stays real and humble. I

    Southern Cinema | June 4, 2017
  • Rajinikanth, Kaala Karikaalan, Shooting, Kabali

    Rajinikanth's 'Kaala Karikaalan' starts rolling

    The principal shooting of superstar Rajinikanth's next Tamil outing Kaala Karikaalan commenced here on Sunday. "Rajinikanth sir has also joined the sets. He left to Mumbai last evening from Chennai. This will be a week-long schedule where the makers will shoot some general scenes that require Mumbai as the backdrop," a source from the film's unit told. The schedule will take place in Chennai where the makers have built a huge replica of Dharavi slum of Mumbai. "On a budget of nearly Rs.5

    Southern Cinema | May 28, 2017
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    Revealed! Rajinikanth's next is 'Kaala Karikaalan'

    Superstar Rajinikanth's next Tamil film, to be produced by his son-in-law Dhanush, has been officially titled Kaala Karikaalan. Actor Dhanush unveiled the film's title and first-look poster on Thursday. Sharing the poster on his Twitter page, Dhanush wrote the film is titled Kaala Karikaalan. The title was released in English, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. To be directed by Pa. Ranjith, who had previously helmed Rajinikanth's Kabali, the project will roll from Sunday. Huma Qureshi is

    Southern Cinema | May 25, 2017
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    Protests near Rajinikanth's house, security beefed up

    Security was stepped up at superstar Rajinikanth's residence here on Monday amid protests by a fringe group over indications the veteran actor could make his political debut. Members of the Tamil Munnetra Padai protested around his house in the locality of Poes Garden. "Following reports that members of a fringe group were planning to protest in front of Rajinikanth's house, we requested for police protection. Everything is under control as of now," a source close to Rajinikanth said.

    Cities | May 22, 2017
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    Rajinikanth can meet PM if he wants, says Venkaiah Naidu

    There is no problem if Tamil superstar Rajinikanth wants to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday. "Rajnikanth is a great actor. Modi is a great leader. There is no problem if he (Rajnikanth) wants to meet the Prime Minister," Naidu told reporters at a campus event here. Naidu's observation came in light of the 67-year-old megastar's hints of entering politics soon at a meeting with his ardent fans in Chennai on

    India | May 22, 2017
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    Rajinikanth will only float his own party: TNCC chief

    Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President Su Thirunavukkarasar on Sunday said that he believes Tamil 'Superstar' Rajinikanth will not join any national or regional political party but will only float his own party. "As a friend who has known him for 35-40 years what I think is he will not join any national or regional party. He will only float a new party," the TNCC chief he said. His remarks comes amidst strong signals from the actor over his

    Cities | May 21, 2017
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    Rajinikanth's political aspiration throws TN leaders in a tizzy

    Superstar Rajinikanth’s subtle hints about joining politics seem to have created quite a buzz in Tamil Nadu’s political scene. Former Chief Minister and leader of an AIADMK faction, O Panneerselvam, said Rajinikanth was a good leader and anybody can join politics but acceptability has to be decided by the people. However, Panneerselvam denied that Rajinikanth’s entry into politics would affect the prospects of the AIADMK. Meanwhile, some politicians are of the view that Rajinikanth’s statements on joining politics were an outcome of

    Cities | May 19, 2017
  • At fan meet, Rajinikanth hints at political plunge

    In yet another ambivalent but explosive speech on Friday, superstar Rajinikanth hinted he might make the political plunge when the time comes. He also said that the system is corrupted despite the presence of good leaders. Addressing a large gathering of his fans here on the last day of the interaction, Rajinikanth made it clear that it's not quite the time yet for his political entry. "I have my profession, my job. I have some responsibilities and you have your jobs. Go

    Southern Cinema | May 19, 2017