Actor Rajinikanth proclaimed that he wanted to revive MGR’s rule in Tamil Nadu. He said that he plunged into politics only to fill the leadership vacuum in Tamil Nadu. There can never be another MGR as he was a ‘yuga purushan’.He said that MGR’S rule took care of the poor and the down trodden and that he had faith that he could provide that kind of rule with the help of technology and the support of youngsters, intellectuals and resourceful people.
He went on to say that there was a vacuum in Tamil Nadu and that he would fill that vacuum. He plans to adopt truthful, straight forward, transparent politics that is devoid of caste and religion. On the criticism that actors are entering politics, he said that if politicians did their job well, there would be no necessity for actors to enter politics.