Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, set to launch his political party today, began his journey with a visit to the home of his hero, former President APJ Abdul Kalam, in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram. In a few hours, the 62-year-old will unveil the name and flag of his new party at a public meeting in Madurai, around 170 km away. At Dr Kalam’s home, Kamal Haasan chatted with the former president’s nonagenarian brother Mohammed Muthumeera Lebbai Maraikkayar and other relatives. He also tweeted about the visit. The actor dropped his plans to visit Dr Kalam’s school reportedly after being denied permission by the local administration. Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to attend the launch.