Rajinikanth and Modi

BJP’s Narendra Modi (r), clad in a traditional South Indian dhoti, shakes hands with superstar Rajinikanth during a visit to the actor’s residence while campaigning for Lok Sabha elections in Chennai Apr. 13. (Getty Images)

CHENNAI — Superstar Rajinikanth May 16 congratulated BJP leader Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for their parties’ impressive performance in the Lok Sabha elections.

“Hearty congratulations dear @narendramodi ji on your historic win. Best wishes,” the veteran star wrote on Twitter.

He also greeted Jayalalithaa through another tweet, saying, “My congratulations to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa ji on her landslide victory in the state.”

Modi called on Rajinikanth during the campaign for the Lok Sabha polls. The “Kochadaiiyaan” star recently joined Twitter.

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