Known as the Thalaiva of the Tamil cinema, Rajinikanth the famous South Indian and Bollywood actor is all set for his political career. As reported by a leading daily the actor who revealed his political ambition in December last year gives his first public speech. The actor inaugurated a statue of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MG Ramachandran at the Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute in Chennai. The actor without a doubt has got a huge fan base. As per the reports, a huge number of about 5000 students were packed in the auditorium while another 5000 were watching Rajinikanth from outside the auditorium. The crowd which consisted of mostly students and fans welcomed the actor with all excitements. The actor's speech, however, is making the headlines. In his speech, he said, "I don't expect a red carpet welcome. But why mock and discourage? Politics is strewn with thorns and snakes". Rajinikanth in his speech made it known that he trusts himself to govern the same way that AIADMK leader MGR did. He believes that the present government and politicians are not doing their job. Talking about his readiness to lead, the actor stated that he has learned politics from his association with other politicians. He said, "Many say actors shouldn't enter politics... I tell them, I do my work properly. But you haven't done your work properly. I've learned some politics moving with Karunanidhi, Moopanar, and Cho." On the work front of his acting career, Rajinikanth will be seen in the upcoming South Indian film 'Kaala'. Next is one of the Bolly flicks with a high budget of Rs 450 Crore. '2.0' also starring Akshay Kumar will be the first the Indian film to be shot in 3D. For more information, click on the featured video.