Delhi violence: Kamal Haasan praises Rajinikanth for his remarks

Rajinikanth regretted the fact that he was being linked with the BJP for expressing his thoughts on the withdrawal of the CAA. File photo: PTI

Hours after actor Rajinikanth slammed the central government over the violence in the national capital, actor-turned-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan on Wednesday (February 26) praised his counterpart for his comments.

Taking a cue from one of Rajini’s dialogues from the Tamil film Padayappa where he says, “En vazhi, thani vazhi (My way is my own),” Haasan in a tweet said, “Bravo friend! This path is a good one. It is not a separate one. An entire community is taking this royal path. Welcome, congratulations.”

Actor Rajinikanth on Wednesday said, “At a time when US President Donald Trump is visiting the country, they (Union Government) should have been more careful. It is definitely the central government’s intelligence failure. I strongly condemn the Centre for this. I hope they would be careful from now on,” he told reporters.

On many occasions, certain media and political observers have said that he was a supporter of the saffron party. Reacting to this, the actor said he simply states what is true. ”I’ve been called a BJP supporter, or that the BJP is the reason behind me saying this. But I am just saying what is true,” he added.

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