To the interviewer commenting that "everyone wants to be the chief minister of Tamil Nadu", the actor cut in: "...including Kamal Haasan, who dares to say that if there's the possibility, he will come."
Someone has to wear the Neta's cap, the veteran actor said. "It will be a crown of thorns. Someone has to clean the quagmire and make this place habitable for people. I'm not hungry for power but we will seize the opportunity if that's the only way to deliver for the people."
Mr Kejriwal remarked that Kamal Haasan should join politics, and that he was among the rare breed of people who had the courage to "stick their neck out against communal forces".
This is the second chief minister Kamal Haasan has met since Kerala's Pinarayi Vijayan. After that meeting last month, there was speculation that he was warming up to the Left. "My colour is definitely not saffron. That much I can say now," he had said. Pressed to clarify his political leanings, he added: ''I want to be Centre, neither Left, nor Right. 'I will join hands with whoever agrees with my ideology.''
Before his meeting with Mr Kejriwal, there was similar buzz about whether the actor would join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
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