Apart from Kejriwal, though Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan won't attend the launch, he will send a video message wishing him success. "It (Dravidian) is our identity, and it will give the southern states a leverage with the Centre", the actor had said. A day before he was in Madurai to finalise the arrangements, that include a rally in Rameswaram today evening, where the actor-turned-politician will announce the name of his party and unfurl the party flag.
"I have been meeting people whom I like before I start this journey", Kamal Haasan said.
The 62-year old popular actor greeted the gathering outside the hotel where he was staying and said he would speak about everything on his political journey tomorrow. I will explain the name of the new party and the essence of our policy.
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Meanwhile, at 9:40 AM, Kamal Haasan takes the stage at Gandhi Mahal, addressing the fishermen from the area.
Many political observers have raised doubts on whether the actor will be able to make a mark in Tamil politics or if his debut will end as another case of mere hype. "The political arena is watching how much distance a bird can fly on its own strength", he had stated. Rajini's advise was backed by the most credible evidence possible in Tamil politics - that of Sivaji Ganesan himself.
The Delhi Chief Minister had then said it was "important at this point when the country is facing strong forces of corruption and communalism, all like minded people should talk to each other on these issues and work in tandem".