Nowadays, having own electronic media house has become almost mandatory for all political parties. After Chiranjeevi’s debacle in politics, for which lack of media support is considered as one of the main reasons, all other politicians are planning their own media houses. In Tamil Nadu, almost all parties have the channels supporting them. Now Rajni is planning to lauch own electronic media house. before plunging into politics full-fledged
Rajini Makkal Mandram, a launch vehicle of Rajni’s political party, has already begun the process of registering trademarks for the channels to be launched. A letter from Rajinikanth to the registrar of trademarks has now gone viral in social media. Thalaiva TV, Rajni TV, Superstar TV – these are the 3 names in consideration for the channel. Rajni Makkal Mandram’s convenor confirmed that they have just applied for TV channel but added that it is still in very preliminary stages.
The reason for launching own media channel, as per the close aides of Rajni is that, mainstream media has misquoted Rajni’s statements several times in the past. So, before launching the party full-fledged, Rajni is keen on having own channel.