Kollywood has stood by former Chief Minister J.Jayalalaitha, who
has been put behind the bars over disproportionate asset case.
The entire Kollywood industry comprising of actors, distributors
and exhibitors' associations are observing a day hunger strike
today (September 30) in protest against a Special Court's verdict
on J.Jayalalaitha. The former Chief Minister has been sentenced to
four years in jail, besides a Rs 100 crore fine.
"We plan to fast to extend our support to Amma (Jayalalitha). We
can't comment on the verdict. But since she's done so much for film
industry, this is the least we could do for her," an Association
member told the IANS.
And also, activities related to films has come to standstill and
theatres will remain shut today. The film industry has always stood
by the ruling goverments. Be it over the Cauvery dispute or the Sri
Lankan Tamil issue, the cine fraternity has supported the state