Many of the Kollywood celebrities are observing a one day fast at Valluvar Kottam today to show their solidarity over the Sri Lankan Tamil issue. The members of Film Employees’ Federation of South India (FEFSI), Tamil Nadu Film Director’s Association (TANTIS), Tamil Film Producers Council,  Federation of Small Screen Technicians (FESST), Tamil Nadu Small Screen Producers Association, PRO Union and Tamil Nadu Thiraipada Padalasiriargal Sangam are taking part in this hunger strike.

The shootings which were scheduled for today have been cancelled. Many directors like Gautham Menon, Mani Ratnam, A. R. Murugadoss, K. V. Anand, Lingusamy, Ameer, Prabhu Solomon, Balaji Shaktivel and other prominent celebrities are taking part in the fast.