Why Neta Kamal Haasan may not shine in Tamil Nadu Assembly elections

Actor Kamal Haasan will make his political debut in the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. The actor’s Makkal Needhi Maiam is looking to make an impact in the state's largely bipolar politics. The question though remains; can Kamal Haasan replicate his film industry success in politics? Will voters trust in the mix of far left & centrist political ideology represented by Kamal Haasan? Hindustan Times’ Editor-in-chief Sukumar Ranganathan explains what impact Kamal Haasan could have on the upcoming polls.