Here are some of the best tweets on his Rajinikanth's announcement:
Top 4 Twitter Trends of India:— Anshul Saxena (@AskAnshul) December 31, 2017
It tells when Rajinikanth sir fights elections, elections will lose ! what a legend
When politics joins @superstarrajini saaaar! Hope his political stint is much like his movies - a BLOCKBUSTER! #RajinikanthPoliticalEntry#Thalaivar#SuperstarRajinikanth#YouOpposeYouDiepic.twitter.com/y9HtH9MJ00— Akshaye Rathi (@akshayerathi) December 31, 2017
And some don't even want to wait for the elections...
Why waste time; let #thalaivar swear in, I feel— Porinju Veliyath (@porinju) December 31, 2017
The political developments in Tamil Nadu come after the death of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa's death last December which appeared to have left a political vacuum in the state. Rajinikanth's entry into the political arena comes after hinting it for months, including in May when he said, "If God wills it, I will enter politics tomorrow".