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MNM founder-president Kamal Haasan paid a courtesy visit to Odisha Chief Minister

Bhubaneswar:18/11/19 Actor-Politician & Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder-president Kamal Haasan paid a courtesy visit to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the latter’s residence Naveen Niwas here on Monday.Haasan is on a visit to Bhubaneswar to attend a programme at Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), where he will unveil the Butterfly Park on Tuesday.


Soon after the brief meeting, the duo appeared before media persons waiting outside.

Naveen said, “I am delighted that Mr Kamal Hassan is in Bhubaneswar. We had a discussion about his future, political career and prospects and about the films which he is doing.” The Odisha CM also asked Haasan to come to Odisha on a longer trip.

Thanking the Chief Minister for a warm welcome, the veteran actor said: “It was more of receiving advice from a veteran politician. I was asking questions and got some great answers We are watching him and learning from his wisdom,” he said.

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