Minister takes dig at Rajini's 'Kaala'

By NT Bureau Published on Jun 09, 2018 01:51 PM IST

File photo of Minister Jayakumar.

Chennai: Hitting out at actor Rajinikanth and his recently-released film Kaala, State Minister D Jayakumar said today, "A movie's success cannot assure one political victory. People should stand behind him and choose him as their leader."

Speaking to reporters this morning after distributing prizes an event , Jayakumar said, "A leader should have the support of people."

Rajinikanth's Kaala, released a couple of days ago, has managed a big opening. Released in over 3,000 screens across the globe, the movie, directed by Pa Ranjith, features the Superstar in the role of a don in Mumbai's Dharavi, the world's largest slum.

Eswari Rao, Huma Qureshi, Nana Patekar and Samuthirakani play key roles in the movie.