Reports state that Shruti and Akshara had even implored him to reconsider this decision, but in return, the father managed to convince his two daughters that politics is the need of the hour.
Incidentally, Shruti and her father will be working on Sabash Naidu, a spin off film based on the character from Dasavatharam. The film has been shelved since 2016, with the two to get back to it soon.
Haasan, after months of hinting in 2017, finally launched his party – Makkal Needhi Maiam – in February this year in Madurai. Ever since the demise of Tamil Nadu’s former CM J Jayalalithaa and now with the demise of M Karunanidhi, Haasan has been vocal about the government. Rajinikanth, his colleague from the industry, announced his political debut too with the two likely to lock heads soon.
Meanwhile, Haasan’s film Vishwaroopam 2 finally releases today. The film had been in the works for a while, with the actor sharing glimpses from the film for months. The film stars Andrea Jeremiah, Pooja Kumar, Shekhar Kapur, Jaideep Ahlwat, Waheeda Rahman, Rahul Bose, and others.