Rajinikanth says he supports 'no one' in the upcoming RK Nagar bypoll

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday said he supports 'no one' in the fray for the 12 April by-election to the RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Chennai.

PTI March 23, 2017 11:47:35 IST
Rajinikanth says he supports 'no one' in the upcoming RK Nagar bypoll

Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday said he supports "no one" in the fray for the 12 April by-election to the RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Chennai.

The by-election is being held to fill the vacancy caused by the death of former chief minister Jayalalithaa.

The superstar said in a tweet, "My support is for no one in the coming election".

Rajinikanth's statement comes days after music composer and BJP candidate for the bypoll, Gangai Amaran, called on him.

Amaran's son Venkat Prabhu had tweeted on Sunday that the actor had wished him 'success' in his political innings during the brief meeting.

"Today our thalaivar @superstarrajini met and wished my dad for his political victory in #RKNagarByElection #happyson #GangaiAmaran," Prabhu's tweet had said.

He had also posted a picture of his father with Rajinikanth at the latter's residence.

Updated Date:

also read

Tamil Nadu forest officials rescue mother, child from raging waterfall; watch viral video here
India

Tamil Nadu forest officials rescue mother, child from raging waterfall; watch viral video here

The incident occurred near Attur in the Salem district of Tamil Nadu. Praising the bravery of officers, Chief Minister MK Stalin shared the viral footage on his Twitter account

Despite win in local panchayat polls, actor Vijay may find that time for 'filmy heroes' in Tamil Nadu politics is over
India

Despite win in local panchayat polls, actor Vijay may find that time for 'filmy heroes' in Tamil Nadu politics is over

At a time when even the biggest film stars, including Rajinikanth, shy away from entering electoral politics, it may be a bigger ask for Vijay

Day ahead of AIADMK’s 50th anniversary, a teary-eyed Sasikala visits Jaya mausoleum
India

Day ahead of AIADMK’s 50th anniversary, a teary-eyed Sasikala visits Jaya mausoleum

This was her first visit to the memorial since she was released from a Bengaluru prison after serving time in the 2017 disproportionate assets case