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What to infer from Rajinikanth's latest speech?
Friday, May 19, 2017 • Tamil Comments

On the fifth and last day of meeting his fans in Chennai, Superstar Rajinikanth proved that his political laden speech on Monday is not a flash in the pan or an outburst of the moment. In his second speech delivered today. Rajini surprised everyone by delving deep into Tamil Nadu politics, commenting about prominent political leaders, speaking about the corrupt system and also giving a much clearer hint to his fans about his entry into politics.

There will be hundreds of interpretations and thousands of reactions to what all Rajinikanth spoke today. But one thing we can be sure based on his today’s speech is that we need not be surprised if the announcement that the crores of his fans have been waiting for the past two decades, comes anytime soon. Yes, it looks like Rajinikanth is at present, more than ready to take the plunge into politics.

The final anecdote in Rajinikanth’s speech makes us to conclude this way. He has said "Let’s keep doing our duty. We will enter the war field when the (right) time comes." He also spoke about cleansing the system. He said good leaders like M.K.Stalin, Anbumani Ramadoss, Thirumavalavan and Seeman could not bring the change as the system is corrupted. These words are more than enough for fans to start preparing for their Thalaivar’s political entry.

What will happen if Rajinikanth becomes a politician?

We cannot predict the future. Even if Rajinikanth enters politics, what will be his modus operandi? Will he float a new party or join with any established party? Will he be able to succeed become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu or will have to settle down with the post of an MLA or MP or opposition leader?

The answers to these questions are anybody’s guess. Anything can happen in politics, especially in Tamil Nadu politics. We cannot say who will win and who will lose. The Tamil masses considered MGR as a God and ensured that he is not dethroned until his death. But his arch rival and the equally powerful film star Sivaji Ganesan could not win any election he contested.

What does the future has in store for Rajinikanth and Tamil Nadu people is going to keep the people, politicians and media on tenterhooks for at least some months.