When Thalaiva Rajnikanth met Malaysian PM Najib Razak!
Chennai: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak while on his visit to India met legendary Tamil superstar Rajnikant at his residence in Chennai, on Friday.
Taking on to his twitter account he posted a picture of the two with a tweet “Just had a very warm and friendly meeting with Mr Rajnikanth the Tamil superstar at his home. Who doesn’t know @superstarrajini ? Happy to meet the superstar in person today.”
Responding to which Rajinikanth addressed the media saying “It was a goodwill visit and I had invited them to my house. I am thankful he accepted my invitation and joined me for tea. I could not meet the Malaysian Prime Minister during my shooting in that country as he was busy and had other engagements."
As large part of Rajnikanth’s movie Kabali was shot in Malaysia, he had to stay in the country for two months in Malacca but could not meet PM amid his busy schedule. "When we were shooting for 'Kabali' in Malaysia, we were touched by the support Malaysian government extended to us. Due to our busy shooting schedule, I failed to meet him in Malaysia," said Rajinikanth.
"When I learnt he was coming to Chennai, I invited him home. He accepted my invitation and came home. He even saw some portion of 'Kabali'," he added.
During his vist to the city, PM Najib Razak will also receive an honorary doctorate from Thanjavur University. He will also meet Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami in his visit.