Tamil film hero reportedly donated over Rs 40 lakh toward relief activities for villagers in Tamil Nadu affected by Cyclone Gaja. He is said to have routed the funds through his fans spread across the state.
As part of the relief measures, the ‘Sarkar’ hero is said to have deposited Rs 4.50 lakh more for welfare activities through his fans associated with Vijay Makkal Iyakkam (VMI) in the cyclone affected districts in the state.
Earlier, he was criticised for failing to do anything for the victims of the Sterlite plant protest in Thoothukudi.
Meanwhile, Tamil actors Suriya, his wife Jothika, Karthi have together contributed Rs 50 lakh for the cyclone relief works. Actor Vijay Sethupathi is also said to have donated Rs 25 lakh for the same purpose.