Kamal Haasan, who has announced his entry into politics, today went on to say that like in cinema, in politics also there is a fear that a rival can run away with your script and produce a film before he can do it in what is seen as a veiled reference to his longtime friend and superstar Rajinikanth.
In a write-up in the Tamil weekly ‘Ananda Vikatan’, he said he was often being asked about the progress of his plans to launch a political party. This was like asking what is the story plot on the first day a film’s production starts.
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“But in cinema there is a fear that a rival may complete a film and release it before we are able to do it. In politics also there is such a fear,” he said in an apparent reference to Rajinikanth, who has also announced his entry into politics.
“That is why one has to be careful.
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What has to be said has to be said carefully and correctly. One has to guard against taking back what has been uttered. I am involved in that only,” he said.