Acclaimed actor Kamal Haasan made his political entry early last year by launching the Makkal Needhi Maiam party, which will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections.

Many prominent names across the nation have since then welcomed Kamal Haasan’s decision to enter politics including the current Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal.

Kamal Haasan at Makkal Needhi Maiam party launch

Although Kamal Haasan will not be participating in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Makkal Needhi Maiam will be contesting in all the 40 constituencies in Tamil Nadu with an announcement now out that a popular Kollywood actress has been inducted in the party.

It has now been officially announced that reputed comedian and Tamil actress Kovai Sarala has joined Makkal Needhi Maiam in the presence of Kamal Haasan, reputed actor Nasser's wife, Kameela and lyricist Snehan.  

It must be noted Kovai Sarala and Kamal Haasan have starred in several films till date namely Kaathala Kaathala, Mumbai Xpress, Panchathantiram including their most iconic work together, Sathi Leelavathi.

Kamal Haasan inducting Kovai Sarala in Makkal Needhi Maiam