Superstar Rajinikanth has decided to put his political debut on hold. In a statement the superstar said, "With extreme sadness I say that I can't enter politics. I alone know the pain I went through while announcing this decision". His statement comes two days after his discharge from hospital where he was admitted over the weekend with blood pressure fluctuations. His statement added, "Without entering electoral politics, I will serve the people. This decision of mine will disappoint my fans and people but please forgive me." We discuss the ramifications of Rajinikanth's decision on Tamil Nadu politics.