Police protection provided to Suriya's house

Actor Suriya's house in TNagar has been given police protection due to the ongoing protest against his courtroom drama Jai Bhim, with those in the Vanniyar Community alleging that the film tarnished their image and sought an unconditional apology from them. On Tuesday, the actor had donated Rs 15 lakh Parvati Ammal, on whose struggle to get justice for her husband, Rajakannu, the film was based on.

Suriya and Jyotika had earlier donated Rs 1 crore for the betterment of Irular community.In a legal notice, the community sought removal of references to a revered symbol of raging fire pot, an apology for damning, tarnishing and damaging the reputation of the community, desisting from similar malicious moves and payment of Rs 5 crore.