Legendary actor Kamal Haasan joined Rahul Gandhi in the Bharat Jodo Yatra, which entered Delhi from Haryana on Saturday morning. Apart from Haasan, Gandhi is expected to be joined by family members of freedom fighters and top Congress leaders in Delhi for his Bharat Jodo Yatra. Dressed in a black suit, which he was shooting for his upcoming film Indian 2, Haasan took time off from work to join the yatra that began on September 7 in Kanyakumari.
Kamal Haasan joins the Bharat Jodo Yatra
Bharat Jodo Yatra completed 100 days on 16 December. Several celebrities have joined so far including Swara Bhasker, Pooja Bhatt, Amol Palekar and wife Sandhya Gokhale, Riya Sen, Sushant Singh, Rashami Desai and Onir. Rahul Gandhi in Bharat Jodo Yatra in different states. In Delhi, Kamal Haasan joined Gandhi as they walked the streets side by side. At least 40,000 to 50,000 yatris are expected to participate in the yatra in the state capital.
Kamal Haasan’s photo from Bharat Jodo Yatra has gone viral
Makkal Needhi Maiam (MKM) president and Indian film icon Kamal Haasan had earlier announced on social media that he would be joining the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Delhi. In a video announcement, he shared that Gandhi had invited him to be a part of the yatra as a citizen and not as a politician. He also urged Tamilians in the capital to join the yatra.
Meanwhile, photos of Haasan and Rahul Gandhi from the Bharat Jodo Yatra have gone viral on social media.
Thousands of people surrounded them in the streets. “Artist is the medium through which society is portrayed on screen, there is no separation between the two, superstar Kamal Hassan proves it once again as he joins the #BharatJodoYatra in Delhi,” tweeted the official Indian Youth Congress Twitter handle. Haasan and Rahul Gandhi moments from Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Kamal Haasan on joining the Bharat Jodo Yatra
At the Red Fort, Kamal Haasan spoke from dias about joining the Bharat Jodo Yatra. He said, “Many people ask me why I am here. I am here as an Indian. My father was a Congressman. I had different ideologies and I started my own political party, but when it comes to the country, all the lines of political parties. I have to blur it. I have blurred that line and came here.”