The Tamil actors led by actors association , Nadigar Sangam chief Sarath Kumar are organising a one-day fast today (April 2) at Nadigar Sangam premises in Chennai.
Superstar Rajinikanth too has joined other actors on a hunger strike to show solidarity with Lankan Tamils. Prakash Raj has tweeted : "Participating in the hunger strike organised by actors association against the atrocities in Sri Lanka. Support us."
As the mercury touches 32 degrees in Chennai heat, the stars are protesting under a large shamiana put up at the South Indian Film Artistes' Association at T Nagar in Chennai.
Among the actors present are Rajinikanth, Ajith, Suriya, Dhanush, Karthi, Prakash Raj, Prabhu, Sathyaraj, Sivakumar, Vishal, Arya, Udhayanidhi Stalin, Jiiva and many others. Kamal Haasan is expected any moment. Vijay who is shooting in Australia had sent a regret letter stating that he could not make it which was read out. A lot of others will be joining in as the day progresses.