Chennai: South Indian celebrity Kamal Haasan, who’s now within the limelight in wake of the success of ‘Vikram’, on Thursday stated that he wouldn’t draw back from politics and would contest the subsequent Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. The veteran actor stated that his Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) social gathering has entered its fifth yr and that he wouldn’t take a break from politics due to the success of the film.
Kamal launched the MNM with the thought that he would fill the void of the passing away of AIADMK’s J. Jayalalithaa and DMK’s M. Karunanidhi, the 2 stalwarts of Tamil politics. However, the social gathering couldn’t do effectively, getting 3.7 per cent of the votes within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections however seeing its vote share decline to 2.6 per cent within the 2021 Assembly elections. Kamal himself had misplaced miserably to BJP`s Vanathi Srinivasan from Coimbatore South Assembly seat.
In the 2021 panchayat elections and the 2022 city our bodies polls additionally, the MNM failed miserably and several other senior leaders resigned from the social gathering, together with its founder leaders.
With the success of ‘Vikram’ and Kamal Haasan again to the limelight as an actor, the veteran actor advised media that he could be contesting the subsequent Assembly polls. Kamal Haasan, who has taken a break of 4 years from the movie trade has come again with a bang in ‘Vikram’ which is a super-duper success.
‘Vikram’ additionally has Vijay Sethupathi, Fahad Fazil, Narain, Kalidas Jayaram, Chemban Vinod, Shivani Narayanan, and Antony Varghese. Tamil celebrity Suriya performed an prolonged cameo within the film.
Kamal had gifted a luxurious automotive to the director of the film and 13 motorbikes to its assistant administrators. He additionally gifted a Rolex watch to Suriya.