Filmstar Kamal Haasan on Tuesday said there will be no more films for him as his plunge into politics for the people of Tamil Nadu is final and irreversible. The actor-turned-politician, who is set to announce his party and its guiding principles this month, believes Hindu extremism is a threat and he cannot just keep complaining about it.
“Except for the two films which are coming out, there will be no more films for me,” declared Haasan in an interview to private news channel India Today at Harvard University in Boston. On being asked whether he would stick to politics even if he loses the election, he said, “I will have to do something for an honest living. But I don’t think I am going to lose.”
As for his confidence, the superstar said, “I may not have been a political entity but we have been in social service for 37 years. In these 37 years, we have collected about 10 lakh loyal workers. They are with me for the past 37 years. At my instruction, they have engaged more and more younger people in our welfare movement over the years including about 250 lawyers. All would become volunteers.” ALSO READ: Kamal Haasan puts forth a firm condition to join hands with Rajinikanth in Politics – find out what
The 63-year-old actor, who is forming a new political party, added, “I am earnest. I am not here to improve my bank account. I could have led a happy, retired, popular life. My...