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Kamal Haasan's Act-2 set to take off, party launch today

Kamal Haasan's Act-2 set to take off, party launch today

The actor had in September past year returned the donations which he had received from his fans for his soon-to-be-launched political party. BJP's Tamil Nadu unit president Tamilisai Soundararajan said, "My greetings to him". It is also worth mentioning here that tomoprrow's event is going to be defintely grand-scale with the presence of the Chief Ministers of Delhi and Kerala- Arvind Kejriwal and Pinarayi Vijayan respectively. Some sources close to these developments say he may announce, at the rally in Madurai, the list of office-bearers for the party's district committees.

As per the itinerary released, the actor will unveil his party flag, announce the party name and will hoist the party flag in Madurai.

Kamal Haasan, who has been meeting senior politicians in the last one week, including DMK's M Karunanidhi and CPI's R Nallakannu, besides Rajinikanth, has also visited Vijayakanth, the film-star who turned politician in 2005.

Meanwhile, in a letter to party cadre, Stalin wrote: "The DMK is like a banyan tree which has strong roots and branches". Parties may come during a season but they are just like paper flowers which don't have flagrance.

In a Twitter post, Haasan welcomed people to attend his party launch tomorrow in Madurai to "create a new era".

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Kamal Haasan had a guest at home Tuesday morning, before he flew out to Madurai.

Even actor-director and founder of pro-Tamil outfit Naam Thamizhar Katchi, Seeman called on the actor and wished Haasan success in his political journey. "Kamal Haasan is an artist and I have great regard for him and his work", Seeman said. "As he was busy meeting many leaders ahead of the party launch, he wanted to meet me too".

"I am entering politics only because the ruling AIADMK party is bad, that is why I am not meeting any of them,"he said to the media". When the Dravidian identity is "celebrated" across South India, it would lead to a united "chorus" that would reach New Delhi, he had said.

After maintaining stoic silence when "Amma", late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was alive, the actor's entry into politics would have raised several eyebrows in the state.


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