Telugu film actor Chiranjeevi, who runs Chiranjeevi Charitable Trust, has planned to enter politics. Keeping the 2009 assembly elections in view, he is joining politics in January. Still, he has not revealed whether he wants to join any existing party or to establish his own party.
Andhra Pradesh CM Dr Y S Rajasekhar Reddy has already invited Chiranjeevi to join his Congress Party. But according to some sources, Chiru follows the footsteps of thespian NT Rama Rao, who created a record by becoming chief minister. He wants to launch his own party against TDP and Congress. His party will be a third alternative party to the ruling Congress and the main opposition TDP. And like NTR, He will bring about a great change in the state.
Chiranjeevi's fans have already started celebrations. In Tirupati, Rajahmundry and Vishakapatnam, fans burnt the fire crackers and conducted rallies.