Actors Jai and Premgi met with an accident early Monday morning near Adyar bridge in Chennai. Jai, who was driving the car – an Audi – rammed into the wall of the bridge. The actors escaped unhurt.
According to an official statement from the police, “Around 2.30 am on September 21, Jai rammed his car into the wall of the Adyar bridge. According to the breath analyser test, we learnt that the actor was under the influence of alcohol. His Audi car was damaged and it is kept at Thiruvanmiyur police station for further investigation. A case of drunken driving was filed against the actor. He was arrested and then released on bail. This was not the first time that the actor was caught for drunk driving. In 2014, there was a similar incident after he rammed his car into the wall of Guindy bridge. We are also planning to ban his driving licence.”
Premgi, speaking to Silverscreen, denied the allegations. “It was a small accident. Jai and I are fine now,” he said.
Jai, meanwhile, is awaiting his next release Balloon, directed by Sinish. It has Anjali as the female lead. He is also part of Venkat Prabhu’s multi-starrer, Party. The team just got back from a month-long shoot in Fiji islands. Premgi Amaren composes music for Party.