Comedian and character artist Kovai Sarala has stepped into mainstream politics and joined actor turned politician Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party on Friday on the occasion of International Women's Day.
Kamal extended a warm welcome to Kovai Sarala and also handed over MNM's membership card to her. Speaking on the occasion, Kovai Sarala said, "I will campaign for MNM party in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and also try my best to strengthen the party in Tamil Nadu."
Reacting on the popular actress's political entry, Kamal said, "Kovai Sarala's contribution is needed is for the party and we will take her inputs for the party's development." However, there is no clarity about whether Kovai Sarala will contest the elections or not. Meanwhile, MNM party is estimating that Kovai Sarala's entry into the party will be beneficial in Coimbatore and Kongunadu regions.