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Kamal Haasan shakes hands with Sri Lanka’s diplomat in Chennai

Kollywood actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan met with Sri Lankan officials in Chennai last week, as he took photographs shaking hands with Sri Lanka’s Deputy High Commissioner.

Haasan, who heads the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party, had discussions with officials, with the Deputy High Commission stating he “expressed his interest to ‘Support Sri Lanka’ through his Welfare Association”.

Though Haasan is yet to share an update from the trip himself, photographs show the actor meeting with officials in a room flanked with Sri Lankan flags.

Previously Haasan has expressed his support for Eelam Tamils, sending a message of solidarity to a British hunger strike who demanded justice for genocide and even hunger striking himself in 2013.

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