After Directors' Association, now the entire film fraternity is set to go for a day-long fast on Tuesday (April 2) against the reported genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka. Some of the big names have already confirmed their presence at the strike. Ajith Kumar and Vijay have already confirmed that they will be participating in the event.
For the second time within two weeks, the Tamil film industry will join hands to observe a day-long fast. The first fast was observed March 19 in Chennai.
While the Tamil Nadu Film Directors Association (TANTIS) and Film Employees' Federation of South India (FEFSI) spearheaded the earlier fast, the Nadigar Sangam - also known as South Indian Film Artistes' Association (SIFAA) - will fast in support of Sri Lankan Tamils on April 2.
"We received an overwhelming response for our token fast in March. However, everybody from the industry couldn't participate because of tight schedules. This time, we are hopeful of a bigger turnout. Actors who couldn't make it last time have postponed shooting to join the fast," a member of SIFAA told IANS. Continue reading the news on the slideshow...