"I will announce my stand on politics on December 31", he said while addressing his fans on the opening day of a six-day-long photo session.
"I am not new to politics".
"I am not new to politics". Given current leaderless situation in Tamilnadu, his fans feel this is the right time for Rajini to debut in politics. Justifying his stand to not join any existing political party in Tamil Nadu, Haasan said, "Yes I am thinking on those lines, not out of choice but compulsion".
While Rajinikanth's political entry is widely speculated, there is only one person who can decide when that announcement would be made and that's the superstar himself.
The duo was sidelined by Chief Minister E Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam in a power struggle that began immediately after Jayalalithaa's death in December 2016. "I have my own duties and responsibilities and the same with you".
Stating that more than the act of bravado it was strategy that was important in politics, the 67-year-old actor said he would clarify his stance on political foray on the New Year's Eve. Now when I ask him as a senior in the film industry, he says "come with me, I'll tell you".
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"Had I not known its dynamics, I would have said okay", he said.
"The superstar said politics is like a battlefield and if you step into battlefield you have to win".
DMK, now being led by MK Stalin, is yet to find its footing after consecutive defeat in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.
Rajini said more than the people, the media is interested in knowing about his political plans.
However, keeping alive the suspense on his political entry Rajinikath added, "I am hesitating about joining politics since I know the difficulties". The superstar had first given a hint of making a political entry in August this year. "I won't work with such people", he had said.