New Delhi, Dec 31 (UNI) Celebrities from the film world on Sunday welcomed superstar Rajinikanth’s entry in politics.

South Indian superstar Kamal Haasan, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, actor and Congress leader Khushbu Sunder and Riteish Deshmukh congratulated Rajinikanth for his foray in the political arena.

”Congratulations to Rajini’s social sentiment and political arrival. welcome,” Kamal Hassan said.

Welcoming Rajinikanth’s entry in politics, actor Anupam Kher tweeted, “On the last day of 2017 comes the Biggest News Maker Of The Year: @superstarrajini joins politics. ”Jai Ho.”
Congress leader and film actor Khushbu Sunder also welcomed Rajinikanth on his entry in politics.

“@superstarrajini announces his political plunge..anybody who thinks can make a difference to the ideas n has an ideology, aspires for harmonious India, feels the pain of losing secularism to communalism n dreams of a democratic India,should come to politics. #long liveDemocracy,” she tweeted.

Riteish also welcomed Rajinikanth’s move. ”He gave his heart & soul to his art form and people’s love made him @superstarrajini … am sure the nobility of his intention will receive as much love, as he announces his political entry. I wish you all the very best & super success sir,” Riteish tweeted.

Rajinikanth on Sunday announced his entry into politics, ending the months-long suspense which had kept his fans, observers, politicians and fellow filmstars on tenterhooks for months.

Speaking to his hundreds of fans who trooped into the Raghavendra marriage hall in Chennai, Rajinikanth stopped short of announcing a political party, saying only that he would float one at the “appropriate time”.