Since the death of 68-year-old Jayalalithaa in December last year, Tamil Nadu's politics has been in a state of flux in some ways although her All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) continues to rule the state despite an internal power struggle. I don't think he will join any national or regional party. Even though there is no confirmation as yet about the "2.0" actor joining politics, as per a report in a leading daily 30 members of a Tamil outfit marched to the star's residence.
Swamy further said that Rajinikanth does not fit in the current political situation and also lamented the idea of having movie stars in politics.
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Tamil Nadu politics has been rife with speculation over whether or not the actor will join politics after his address to his fans last week where he said that though he has no political aspirations, but, "If God wills it, I will enter politics tomorrow". " Rajnikanth has maintained contact with the BJP for a long time, but never political, " said senior BJP leader from Tamil Nadu and Rajya Sabha member L Ganesan. He was criticised over it as he was not a Tamil, but the actor insisted that he was very much a Tamil.
Security has been beefed up at actor Rajinikanth's residence in Poes Garden here, in view of protests by a few pro-Tamil outfits opposing his potential entry into politics.
Rajinikanth has a standing invitation from the BJP to join politics, and the party. Addressing his fans Rajinikanth had stated, "You all gave me love, respect and fame". You have been truly loving and welcoming and made me a true Tamilian. "If I have to live anywhere in this world that will be in Tamil Nadu", he said.