RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat meets over breakfast with actor Mithun Chakraborty at the actor’s Mumbai residence on Tuesday. Mohan Bhagwat was at Mithun’s bungalow in Madh Island area of Mumbai early morning.
The meeting comes close on the heels of the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections. Mithun Chakraborty, a Bengali actor, is a popular star with a massive fan following.
Mithun Chakraborty, popular as “Mithun-da” in the Bengal entertainment industry, still has a huge fan following in his home state even though he has been based in Mumbai over the past few decades.
The 70-year-old film star said he had a “spiritual relationship” with Mohan Bhagwat
Following the meeting, Mithun Chakraborty said, “I have a spiritual connection with Mohan Bhagwat. I had met him in Lucknow and later I had requested him to come to my home when he is in Mumbai.”
The popular Bengali actor also denied speculation of him re-entering politics with BJP and said, “Do not speculate anything, nothing of that sort has happened yet.”
Mithun Chakraborty clarified there is no political aspect to the meeting. Asked to comment on his political prospects, Mithun Chakraborty joked off speculations that he could be the chief ministerial face for the BJP in poll-bound West Bengal.
The actor had earlier met the RSS chief in Nagpur and had invited him to his residence in Mumbai near the Aksa beach.
Mithun Chakraborty is a former Rajya Sabha member and was long associated with the ruling Trinamool Congress in Bengal before he resigned from the party in 2016 over health issues.