Chennai, Mar 11 : With just three weeks left for the April six Assembly elections, the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP got some star value when popular actor and former AIADMK star campaigner Senthil joined the saffron party on Thursday.
Senthil, who had switched loyalty to ousted AIADMK leader V K Saikala and later joined the AMMK floated by her nephew TTV Dhinakaran, met BJP Tamil Nadu Unit President L Muruga and joined the party.
Later talking to reporters, Senthil said he joined the BJP inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s good governance.
Senthil is a popular comedian in Tamil cinema and he has been in the industry for over four decades. He and another popular comedian Goundamani formed a deadly combination and went on to become one of the most popular comedian pairs in the Tamil film industry.