Kamal Haasan, who is a very renown South actor is now turned into a politician. He launched his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam on February 21st, 2018.
Kamal Haasan met with Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday. Furthermore, he announced that he will visit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on April 6 to campaign for Trinamool Congress candidate. Moreover, they had a 2-hour meeting.
However, he had earlier announced that he would neither contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls or the Tamil Nadu assembly polls. The ones that are scheduled to be held along with the Lok Sabha elections. Although things changed after Mamata Banerjee invited Kamal Haasan at the inaugural ceremony of Kolkata International Film Festival in November 2017.
65-year-old Haasan said after his meeting with the chief minister at the state secretariat in Howrah. “I shall visit the Andamans on April 6 to campaign for the TMC candidate. We (MNM and TMC) have an alliance,”
Mamata Banerjee said, “We have struck an alliance with MNM. He (Kamal Haasan) came to wish me well.”
The MNM founder added that his focus will remain his home state Tamil Nadu. “But my love for Kerala and West Bengal will continue,” Haasan said.
They both also met today at the state secretariat to discuss their agenda.