Makkal Needhi Maiam Chief, Dr. Kamal Haasan faced a narrow defeat in the Tamil Nadu State Elections 2021. Kamal Haasan contested from the Coimbatore South constituency and his opponents were Vanathi Srinivasan (from BJP) and Mayura Jayakumar (from Indian National Congress). It was a tight competition and Kamal Haasan started out with a very good lead. However, towards the end, there was an unexpected twist and Vanathi defeated Kamal Haasan in the last few rounds. Vanathi defeated Kamal Haasan with a thin margin of just 1500 votes. Kamal Haasan's loss made the people very sad and the entire social media has been abuzz about it since last night.

Though Kamal Haasan's party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, did not manage to win any constituencies, the people were anticipating for Kamal Haasan to win in the Coimbatore South constituency. Following his defeat, Kamal Haasan took to his official Twitter page to share his thoughts about the final results. Kamal Haasan, mentioned that he accepts the decision taken by the people of Tamil Nadu and also thanked everyone for the support. Kamal Haasan's tweet read, "மக்களின் தீர்ப்பை ஏற்றுக்கொள்கிறோம். வாக்களித்த மக்களுக்கும், தேர்தல் களத்தில் தோள் கொடுத்த மநீம உறுப்பினர்களுக்கும், கூட்டணிக் கட்சியினருக்கும் மனமார்ந்த நன்றிகள். 'சீரமைப்போம் தமிழகத்தை' என்பது ஒரு தேர்தலுக்கான கோஷம் அல்ல. அது மக்கள் நீதி மய்யத்தின் கனவு. மண், மொழி, மக்கள் காக்க தொடர்ந்து களத்தில் நிற்போம்.".

Kamal Haasan also congratulated DMK President MK Stalin on the grand victory. Now that the election fever has gotten over, fans are requesting Kamal Haasan to get back to his forte - cinema. As already known, Kamal Haasan will be teaming up with director Lokesh Kanagaraj for Vikram, which is touted to be an action drama with good dose of entertainment. Produced by Raaj Kamal Films International, the film will have music scored by Anirudh Ravichander. Fahadh Faasil will be playing a crucial role in the film and this is going to be his first film with the legendary actor.

Kamal Haasan is also expected to complete the long delayed political drama, Indian 2, in the next few weeks. For now, check out the latest tweet from Kamal Haasan regarding his defeat in the TN Elections 2021 here: