He strongly feels that Modi would not play the communal card and he also thinks it wise to give the Modi government a year before passing judgment on it. Innocent says he has different stands on various issues from the Left side, and if the party opposes them, he would make them understand his reasons and hope for their support.
The Left is yet to respond to Innocent’s comments.
The actor won the seat in the elections this year in a massive victory over his opponents with a majority of more than 14,000 votes from his constituency. He ran a hard campaign and faced various allegations boldly band calmly before claiming victory.
His opposition had raised questions regarding his ‘undue’ influence over the voters because of his popularity as an actor and now it looks like, we will finally see how much the veteran comedian’s popularity will carry him through the cut throat world of politics.
Well, in any case, it’s not like he is going in unprepared for the responsibilities that would follow, as he has spent many years as the President of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) – a post which gained him much controversy but also deep respect from his peers and colleagues in the film fraternity who supported him in the political campaign.