Superstar Rajinikanth appreciated his friend Kamal Haasan for his poll performance. He said that it was creditable for the party Makkal Needhi Maiyam to get close to 4% of the total votes polled even though it is just about year old. It may be recalled that he announced in December 2017 that he would take the political plunge and contest all 234 assembly constituencies in the next State election which is due in 2021.
There is a lot of speculation whether he would launch his party in time for the State polls and whether he would align with BJP. He will definitely need at least about a couple of years to build up the party down the grassroots. He confirmed that he had received the invitation for the swearing in ceremony and said that he would attend the ceremony.