News18 English

Kamal Haasan Launches Political Party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam'

India | PTI | February 22, 2018, 8:50 am
X
1/ 26
 Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday formally announced the name of his political party in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He said his party will be called Makkal Needhi Maiam. (Image: PTI)

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday formally announced the name of his political party in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He said his party will be called Makkal Needhi Maiam. (Image: PTI)

X
2/ 26
 Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the launch of political party

Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the launch of political party "Makkal Neethi Maiam" in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

X
3/ 26
 People gather in support of Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan as he announces the launch of his political party 'Makkal Neethi Maiam', in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

People gather in support of Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan as he announces the launch of his political party 'Makkal Neethi Maiam', in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

X
4/ 26
 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing at the launch of Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan's political party

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing at the launch of Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan's political party "Makkal Neethi Maiam" in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

X
5/ 26
 Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the launch of political party

Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the launch of political party "Makkal Neethi Maiam" in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

X
6/ 26
 People gather in support of Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan as he announces the launch of his political party 'Makkal Neethi Maiyam', in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

People gather in support of Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan as he announces the launch of his political party 'Makkal Neethi Maiyam', in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

X
7/ 26
 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing at the launch of Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan's political party

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing at the launch of Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan's political party "Makkal Neethi Maiam" in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

X
8/ 26
 Veteran actor Kamal Hassan addresses the fishermen community at Rameswaram. (Image: PTI)

Veteran actor Kamal Hassan addresses the fishermen community at Rameswaram. (Image: PTI)

X
9/ 26
 Veteran actor Kamal Hassan addresses the fishermen community at Rameswaram, on Wednesday. (Image: PTI)

Veteran actor Kamal Hassan addresses the fishermen community at Rameswaram, on Wednesday. (Image: PTI)

X
10/ 26
 Veteran actor Kamal Hassan speaks during his day-long road show at Manamadurai in Sivaganga district. (Image: News18)

Veteran actor Kamal Hassan speaks during his day-long road show at Manamadurai in Sivaganga district. (Image: News18)

X
11/ 26
 Veteran actor Kamal Hassan arrives to pay tribute to former president A P J Abdul Kalam at his memorial at Peikarumbu in Rameswaram. (Image: PTI)

Veteran actor Kamal Hassan arrives to pay tribute to former president A P J Abdul Kalam at his memorial at Peikarumbu in Rameswaram. (Image: PTI)

X
12/ 26
 Veteran actor Kamal Hassan, meets Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker elder brother of former President APJ Abdul Kalam at the residence of Kalam at Rameswaram on February 21, 2018. The actor is all set to launch his political party in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

Veteran actor Kamal Hassan, meets Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker elder brother of former President APJ Abdul Kalam at the residence of Kalam at Rameswaram on February 21, 2018. The actor is all set to launch his political party in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

X
13/ 26
 Veteran actor Kamal Hassan, meets Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker elder brother of former President APJ Abdul Kalam at the residence of Kalam at Rameswaram. (Image: PTI)

Veteran actor Kamal Hassan, meets Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker elder brother of former President APJ Abdul Kalam at the residence of Kalam at Rameswaram. (Image: PTI)

X
14/ 26
 Veteran actor Kamal Hassan visits former President APJ Abdul Kalam's residence at Rameswaram. (Image: PTI)

Veteran actor Kamal Hassan visits former President APJ Abdul Kalam's residence at Rameswaram. (Image: PTI)

X
15/ 26
 Actor Kamal Haasan addresses the media at the airport in Madurai, a day before he is set to launch his political party. (Image: PTI)

Actor Kamal Haasan addresses the media at the airport in Madurai, a day before he is set to launch his political party. (Image: PTI)

X
16/ 26
 Actor Kamal Haasan waves at his supporters on his arrival at the airport in Madurai, a day before he is set to launch his political party. (Image: PTI)

Actor Kamal Haasan waves at his supporters on his arrival at the airport in Madurai, a day before he is set to launch his political party. (Image: PTI)

X
17/ 26
 Tamil actor Kamal Haasan shakes hands with DMDK Chief and actor Vijaykant at his party office. (Image: PTI)

Tamil actor Kamal Haasan shakes hands with DMDK Chief and actor Vijaykant at his party office. (Image: PTI)

X
18/ 26
 Actor Kamal Hassan meets superstar Rajinikanth ahead of his political journey, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Actor Kamal Hassan meets superstar Rajinikanth ahead of his political journey, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

X
19/ 26
 Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan who is all set to launch political party called on former chief election commissioner T N Seshan at the latter's residence in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan who is all set to launch political party called on former chief election commissioner T N Seshan at the latter's residence in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

X
20/ 26
 Actor Kamal Haasan interacts with representatives of various fan clubs at his house, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Actor Kamal Haasan interacts with representatives of various fan clubs at his house, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

X
21/ 26
 Actor Kamal Haasan interacts with representatives of various fan clubs at his house, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Actor Kamal Haasan interacts with representatives of various fan clubs at his house, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

X
22/ 26
 Actor Kamal Haasan, who is creating waves in Tamil Nadu after announcing his plans to enter politics, opened a new front of activism when he took up fishermen's livelihood issues and visited the Ennore area to highlight corporate encroachments of Kosasthalayar river, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Actor Kamal Haasan, who is creating waves in Tamil Nadu after announcing his plans to enter politics, opened a new front of activism when he took up fishermen's livelihood issues and visited the Ennore area to highlight corporate encroachments of Kosasthalayar river, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

X
23/ 26
 Actor Kamal Haasan, who is creating waves in Tamil Nadu after announcing his plans to enter politics, visited the Ennore area to highlight corporate encroachments of Kosasthalayar river, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Actor Kamal Haasan, who is creating waves in Tamil Nadu after announcing his plans to enter politics, visited the Ennore area to highlight corporate encroachments of Kosasthalayar river, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

X
24/ 26
 Actors Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan at the inauguration of Tamil Nadu’s enduring icon Sivaji Ganesan’s memorial on his birth anniversary in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Actors Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan at the inauguration of Tamil Nadu’s enduring icon Sivaji Ganesan’s memorial on his birth anniversary in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

X
25/ 26
 Tamil film actor Kamal Haasan expressing his support to the student for Jallikattu during a press meet in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Tamil film actor Kamal Haasan expressing his support to the student for Jallikattu during a press meet in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

X
26/ 26
 Actor Kamal Haasan being welcomed by Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan at his official residence, in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: PTI)

Actor Kamal Haasan being welcomed by Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan at his official residence, in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: PTI)