Tamil Film Exhibitors To Fast In Support Of Jayalalitha

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 10:20 Hrs
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CHENNAI: Members of Tamil Film Exhibitors Association will fast in solidarity with former Tamil Nadu chief Minister J. Jayalalitha, who was jailed for corruption.

All shows in all theatres across the state stand cancelled.

Members of Tamil Film Exhibitors Association started their fast in solidarity with Jayalalitha. Members of Tamil Film Producers Council (TPFC) and South Indian Artists Association (SIAA) have also joined the hunger strike.

"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 IANS.

AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa was taken into judicial custody in Bangalore after a special court sentenced her to four years in prison on corruption charges.

She was fined 100 crore and she stands disqualified as a legislator.

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