“Mahatma Gandhi influenced me to be on social media. You can’t fear criticism or not talk at all. He was the man who rose up to speak in times when it was dangerous to speak.” He is my role model .. and for the future generations to come. He stood for what he felt right.. I am inspired by Gandhiji.. So I joined Twitter !!
The actor marked his presence with a video of him singing the National Anthem, composed by veteran music director Ilayaraja. “India’s freedom struggle remains unique even today. Respecting it is d only way to keep it & set new world standards,” was his first tweet.
The first person to wish him was none other than his daughter and actor-singer Shruti Haasan. “One of the happiest moments ever on Twitter !!!! Welcome my most favourite person @ikamalhaasan to twitter !!! Love you appa,” Ms. Haasan, who has about 3.3million followers, tweeted.