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Rajinikanth storms on to twitter

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MUMBAI:  Be it common man, politicians or actors, everyone is on social media. And after being the butt of jokes for years and more recently on twitter, Rajinikanth has finally made his debut on social networking site – Twitter.

CA Media Digital’s first venture, Fluence, a celebrity digital network, will manage Rajinikanth’s digital interests, to further create and leverage the Thalaivar’s social presence.

A cultural icon, the normally reticent superstar is looking forward to interacting with his fans on the platform. I have always believed that my career graph is a miracle I owe my fans. I have been contemplating joining the social media platform for a while to connect with them, hear what they have to say and share my thoughts.  Unfortunately I never got around to it until now. By partnering with Fluence I am confident that I have the best team and the best guides who will help me connect with my audience,” said the superstar. "I decided to start with Twitter because I felt that the platform is abuzz with all the news and the trends that happen across the globe and I'm told that this is where all the best Rajini one liners are!” he added.

Fluence VP digital & business head Ashish Joshi said, “We are thrilled to partner with the enigmatic Rajinikanth. The digital landscape is exploding and when you work with Thalaivar the possibilities are endless. Twitter is the first step in building and growing his online presence and getting all the fans out there to directly engage with the phenomenon that is Rajinikanth. We will work closely with him to broaden the horizons of the digital landscape to create interesting and entertaining consumer facing properties that will engage the fans in a way that only Rajini sir can.”

Said Twitter India market director Rishi Jaitly, "Twitter is the world's leading real-time information network where users discover and converse with the people, organizations and media that interest them. This is truly an "only-on-Twitter" moment as Superstar Rajinikanth’s debut on Twitter also marks his debut in the digital space more generally. We welcome Rajinikanth to Twitter, are happy to support his launch on the platform and look forward to watching him use our mobile service to engage in live, public conversations with fans and other icons around the world."

This marks the superstar’s debut in the digital space.

To make Superstar Rajinikanth’s debut on Twitter more exciting; fans from all over the world, who follow him on twitter @SuperStarRajini in the first week, will receive a ‘WelcomeGraph’, a personalized welcome picture from the icon.

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