Rajinikanth's fans protests in Chennai, publicity stunt for movie?

Fans of superstar Rajinikanth held a hug rally in Chennai, condemning opposition to actor’s hint to join politics. It is reported that Rajinikanth has multiple offers from various political parties including BJP. So far he  hasn’t commented on the offer not he denied it. But the fringe group known as TMP has insisted that he should not join politics and that were good Tamil leaders.