Yuvan Shankar Raja's decision to convert to Islam has surprised many. But his fan followers and well-wishers are not bothered much about it as it is his personal matter. The underlining part of the story is that irrespective of religion, the son of Illayaraaja will be loved by his fans worldwide. And Simbu's statement proves it.
On Sunday (February 9), Yuvan Shankar Raja announced on Twitter that he was following Islam. Many were surprised and as expected, some were disappointed for known reasons. He posted, "I follow Islam and I'm proud about it. Alhamdhulillah." Soon after there were murmurs whether his legendary father Illayaraaja and his family would be happy about his decision.
Yuvan Shankar Raj cleared the rumours too on the social networking site by saying that his family supports his decision and there was no misunderstanding. He tweeted, "My family supports my decision and there is no misunderstanding between me and my dad."
Many, on Twitter, bombarded him with questions related to his decision to follow Islam. But Yuvan Shankar Raja chose to remain silent. And hundreds of Twitter followers welcomed his decision and expressed their support. One among them is Silambarasan. Continue reading the story on the slideshow....