In the wee hours of Thursday, Government officials removed legendary actor Sivaji Ganesan’s statue from Kamarajar Salai, Marina beach, Chennai and reinstalled it at Adyar Mani Mandapam.
Reacting to this move by the Tamil Nadu Government, senior actor Kamal Haasan, who is also a big Sivaji Ganesan admirer tweeted “Sivaji left a strong impression in the hearts of aspiring Tamil actors and fans. Let’s make another statue and protect it forever, my dad Sivaji is above the Government”.
But it has to be noted that Tamil Nadu Government removed Sivaji statue only after Madras HC’s order. Honorable High Court said that the structure caused trouble to the transportation and directed the TN Government to remove it from the beach.