Rajinikanth cancels trip to Sri Lanka, takes dig at politics

Mumbai: In a curious flip of events, Rajinikanth has decided to cancel his go to to Sri Lanka.

"VCK chief Thirumavalavan & MDMK chief Vaiko urged me not to visit Sri Lanka, accepted their request because of cordial relationship," ANI quoted Rajini as saying.

Rajinikanth moreover despatched out an official assertion regarding his decision.

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"I had wanted to attend the event as I wanted to be on the land the place various had misplaced their lives to reside there. I moreover wanted to meet President Maithripala Sirisena and request him for a peaceful consensus regarding the firshermen dispute, a problem that had deeply troubled me.

Nonetheless nonetheless, Thol. Thirumavalavan and Vaiko had requested me to not attend the event, citing many political causes. Whereas I will able to agree with all their causes, I accept their request and have decided to not attend the event.

I want to say that I am not a politican. I am an actor. Making of us joyful is my job and if i get a risk to go and meet the Srilankan Tamils eventually, I request you to please not politicise the go to and allow me to meet them and entertain them," Rajini writes inside the letter.

TNCC president S Thirunavukkarasar added, "Decision taken by Rajinikanth is right, he always takes right decisions."

Rajinikanth was presupposed to present 150 properties to displaced Tamils in a two-day-long event organized by Gnanam Foundation in Jaffna, Sri Lanka on April 9.

As soon as we approached Rajinikanth to grace the event as a result of the chief customer, he readily agreed to be part of the carry out," Raju Mahalingam, Inventive Head of Lyca Productions, had talked about in an announcement.

Rajinikanth will subsequent be seen in Shankar's '2.zero'.