Tamil superstar Rajinikanth also lend support and joined the fasting Tamil film fraternity in Chennai. South Indian Film Artistes' Association President R Sarath Kumar and other representatives of Tamil film industry are on a day-long fast demanding rehabilitation of Sri Lankan Tamils and an international probe into the alleged war crimes. (PTI)
Film activity in Tamil Nadu came to a standstill as artistes, directors, producers, distributors and exhibitors, are participating in the hunger-strike being held at the premises of South Indian Film Artists' Association.
The protesters are likely to pass few resolutions later in the day on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue. (PTI)
Noted film personalities of Kollywood, including R Sarath Kumar, Ajith Kumar and Suriya, are a part of the agitation. (PTI)
Sarath Kumar, who is leading the protest, demanded that the Centre implement the resolution adopted by the Tamil Nadu Assembly recently demanding a referendum on separate Tamil Eelam and action against those who committed war crimes.