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news Politics Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 08:08

Actor Kamal Haasan is all set to announce his political party and its objectives today. The actor, who made his cinematic debut in 1960 as a child artiste, will officially take the plunge into politics today.

Following the death of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, both Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth have announced their political entry to fill the leadership vacuum in the state. Kamal has been increasingly critical of the Tamil Nadu government and its policies over the past year.

Kamal took to writing a weekly column in the Tamil daily Ananda Vikatan where he narrated stories from his childhood, explained why he was taking the plunge into politics and his views on Dravidianism.

In November 2017, Kamal Haasan announced the launch of Maiam, a whistleblower app for the people. Corruption in governance has been a constant theme in Haasan’s politics.

Kamal has a packed day on February 21, follow the updates here.

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