Cleanliness is godliness, tweets Rajinikanth in support of PM Modi's campaign

WION Web Team
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaUpdated: Sep 22, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

File photo of Rajinikanth with PM Modi. Photograph:(Twitter)

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The Tamil actor, 66,?has sparked rumours that he would be joining politics

"Cleanliness is godliness," tweeted legendary Tamil actor Rajinikanth as he extended his support Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Swachhata Hi Seva" cleanliness mission.


The Tamil actor, 66, sparked rumours that he would be joining politics when he declared in May that that god-willing he would join politics.

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He was invited to a DMK event in Tamil Nadu along with Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan, who is also rumoured to take the political plunge soon.

Kamal Haasan has said that he would be willing to work with Rajinikanth if the superstar ever decided to enter politics.
His Twitter post comes a day after Kamal Haasan met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Chennai.

Kamal Haasan was invited by Kejriwal to join politics to fight corruption and communalism. He has however, ruled out joining the BJP.

The fortnight from September 15 till Gandhi Jayanti is being celebrated as 'Swachhta Hi Seva'.

Celebrities such as Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar have also pledged their support to the Swachhta movement. 

Rajinikanth, star of films like "Apoorva Raagangal", "Sivaji" and "Enthiran", was last seen on the silver screen in 2016's "Kabali". He is currently filming "2.0", the sequel to the 2010 film "Enthiran".