Rajinikanth wishes BJP candidate and Tamil composer Amaran success in by-polls

Tamil composer Gangai Amaran, the BJP candidate from RK Nagar seat of the Tamil Nadu assembly, received best wishes for the by-elections from an unusual quarter -- Rajinikanth. Amaran is contesting for the seat which fell vacant after the demise of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa,

regional movies Updated: Mar 22, 2017 08:40 IST
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Rajinikanth visited BJP candidate and Tamil composer Gangai Amaran and wished him success for the upcoming polls.(Viral Bhayani)

Megastar Rajinikanth on Tuesday wished known Tamil composer and BJP candidate Gangai Amaran success in the by-election to the Tamil Nadu assembly from RK Nagar here.

Rajinikanth met Amaran at his residence and wished him success in his new innings.

“Today our Thalaivar Rajinikanth met and wished my dad for his political victory in RK Nagar by-election,” Venkat Prabhu, Amaran’s son and also a filmmaker, tweeted on Tuesday.

Prabhu shared a photograph of his father along with Rajinikanth. In 2014, Amaran joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.

The April 12 contest will be held to fill the vacancy caused by the death of J Jayalalithaa, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

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First Published: Mar 22, 2017 08:38 IST