Actor, reality TV host and aspiring politician Kamal Hassan. Photo: The Indian Express

Ending speculation about his entry into politics, Kamal Haasan said he will be forming his own political party “out of compulsion and not choice,” according to media reports.

In an interview with The Quint, the 62-year-old actor said, “Yes, I am thinking on those lines, not out of choice but compulsion. Which existent political party can provide me with a platform or an ideology that will match my reformatory goals in politics? The other day, I met the Kerala chief minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, and I was supposed to have developed a penchant for communism… A political party is about an ideology. And I don’t think my goals in politics can match the ideology of any political party.”

Haasan, who is currently hosting the Tamil edition of reality TV show Bigg Boss, has frequently hinted about his political intentions.

A few days ago, superstar actor Rajinikanth also hinted to fans that he may soon enter the world of politics.

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