Trisha Asks Jallikattu Trolls: ‘Is Disrespecting A Woman Tamil Culture?

Trisha Krishnan, who was subject to vicious attacks on social media and most recently, harassed during a shoot for Garjanai, has now pushed back against those attacking her. In a series of tweets, Trisha asked if disrespecting women was a part of Tamil culture. Trisha has been specifically targeted by some supporters of the Tamil sport Jallikattu as she supports the animal rights organisation PETA. PETA has pushed for a ban on Jallikattu.

STR On Jallikattu, Tamil Culture, & His 5th Standard Report Card

Dressed in a black shirt and white veshti, he addressed reporters at his home in T Nagar and reiterated his support for Jallikattu, the Tamil Nadu sport that has been banned by the Supreme Court.He praised Tamil Nadu college students for making the Jallikattu issue more prominent in the media.The actor was willing to talk about everything and closed by declaring his support for Jallikattu.  However, this is something which anyone who follows his social media accounts is already aware of.

Kamal Haasan: “If Jallikattu is Banned, Then Why Not Biriyani?”

The traditional Tamil sport of Jallikattu has spawned heated debates and discussions everywhere. Celebrities have been criticised for having an opinion on the sport, and for not having one. Actor Kamal Hassan, who is an ardent fan of the bull fighting sport, said all those who hate it, should give up on biriyani too. As per a report in India Today, the actor spoke at a conclave in Chennai where he said, “If you want a ban on jallikattu, let’s also ban biryani, I’m a big fan of jallikattu.” 

STR Declares Support For Jallikattu; Says Misinformation On Festival Is Utterly Disgraceful

Yesterday, Acham Yenbadhu Madamiyada star Silambarasan issued a press statement declaring his support for Jallikattu. STR, who has never been shy of speaking his mind about issues he supports, said he spoke not just as an actor, but as a “son of the soil”. Jallikattu is described by many Tamilians as one of the oldest Tamil traditions and the pride and honour of Tamilians. In January, the Supreme Court upheld a ban on the festival, traditionally held during Pongal.

Arya Thanks The Polite Trolls; Says Jallikattu Tweet Was Misinterpreted

So much so that after ignoring the comments for a while, then posting a clarification on Twitter, Arya has now explicitly told the media that he supports the sport, understands why it is a “debatable topic”, and that his tweet has been “misinterpreted”.While many fans of the Arindhum Ariyamalum star have clearly been upset by Arya’s seeming lack of seriousness on what is a major issue of Tamil pride for many, the fact that Arya made the comment in good humour appears to have been entirely overlooked.

Dhanush Puts Rest To Rumours Against Jallikattu

Actor Dhanush, who has been misquoted through memes as the Brand Ambassador of PETA (People of Ethical Treatment of Animals), has cleared the saying he is not. Rumors about Dhanush supporting PETA in the ban of Jallikattu have ben doing the rounds since yesterday. Through his official Twitter account, Dhanush cleared the air saying that he supports Jallikattu and has never made any comment regarding the sport.

Churuli Review: Lijo Jose Pellissery Leads Viewers Down a Path to Nowhere 

Not very long after the premiere of Jallikattu, Lijo made his next film, Churuli which is set in a similar milieu ﹣a remote forest village full of men with a talent for violence.The film opens with a woman’s voice-over narrating to a young man (or a boy) the story of a brahmin who, while looking for a mischievous minion named perumaadan, got trapped in an unending spiral inside a forest.

Actor Rajinikanth Summoned Over Thoothukudi Anti-Sterlite Protest Remarks

Rajinikanth has been summoned by the Justice Aruna Jegadeesan Commission to give a deposition on 19 January 2021 in the case of the Thoothukudi police firing during the 2018 anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, reported ANI on Monday.
The actor had said that “anti-social elements” were involved in the firing, which resulted in the death of 13 persons.
In May 2018, protests against the copper branch of Vedanta Limited, Sterlite Copper, erupted in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, because of concerns over the environmental damage caused by the plant and its expansion. During the protest, the police in Thoothukudi opened fire and killed 13 people. The police subsequently said that they had fired because the Collector’s office was under threat from protestors.

Oscars: A Look at India’s Official Entries Over the Past Decade

Since 1957, Hindi films have dominated the entries with 32 entries so far, followed by eight in Tamil, three each in Malayalam and Marathi, two in Bengali and one each in Telugu, Gujarati, Urdu, and Assamese.  However, in the last 10 years, six regional films, barring ones in Hindi, have been sent as India’s official entries at the Academy Awards.