Chennai: Taking one step further towards launching a party, top actor Rajinikanth on Monday launched an Android mobile application and web page to enable people to become members of his fans association which could be later transformed into a political outfit.
A day after declaring his political entry, the actor launched a mobile app ‘Rajini Mandram,” now available in google play store alongside a twitter account “@officialairrm,” and a dedicated web page www.rajinimandram.org.
The initiative is to enable his fans and the general public to become members of his ‘Akila Indiya Rajinikanth Rasigar Mandram’ (All India Rajinikanth Fans Association). In a brief one-minute video clip, Rajinikanth thanked all those who welcomed his political plunge.
For enrolling as members, fans or members of the public should register their name and voter ID number either through the mobile app or the web page. Both the mobile app and webpage featured a message from Rajinikanth found in the clip.
The app, web page and the official letterhead of the ‘mandram’ which carried the actor’s audio-visual message in print featured prominently the association’s logo. The logo is a ‘baba mudra’ against a blue backdrop encircled by a serpent in black.
The mudra has significance in yoga and it features the ring and middle fingers held by the thumb even as the little and index fingers are in an upright position. In Hindu spiritual tradition, the serpent is a symbol representing awakened consciousness through yogic pursuits.