Tamil actor Dhanush is going through testing times. Apart from fighting a paternity case involving an elderly couple who claim he’s their long separated son, he recently found himself embroiled in a needless controversy over the leak of some pictures from his party life. These pictures were released via the Twitter account of RJ-Singer Suchitra Karthik, who claims her account was hacked and had nothing to do with the leak.
Reacting to the current state of affairs in Dhanush’s life, his sister Vimala Geetha, a dentist, wrote a moving post about her brother.
“For the past few months our family is going through so much pain and agony because of various issues and we all kept quiet. We belong to a very poor family and one man with his hard work and sacrifice gave us food, education and everything we have now. From a small village in Theni to what we are now didn’t come overnight or without sacrifice. My brothers faced criticism, embarrassment, insults etc to reach this level. God knows what kind of values we were taught and what kind of life we lead. Yes, Dhanush is a huge star today and he deserves that for the time effort and hard work he did but success comes with a price I guess. Act of revenge in all ways possible, character assassination in every media possible. Is this what an actor who tortures himself so much to entertain his fans and people of Tamil Nadu deserves? Twitter has become a media where anyone can talk anything or post anything and it’s disheartening to see cheap fake porn videos in a media where even a twelve year old has accounts! And the worst thing is the number of people who ask for such perverted videos! Our family has seen a lot. Whatever comes we will stay united and fight. With great pain and frustration I leave Facebook and twitter for a while. Not in a state to talk to anyone or see anyone. Whoever is doing this, stop it. You cannot bring back someone if they go to the extent of killing themselves, particularly women. Please live and let live. God bless and goodbye for a while.”
Screen grabs of her Facebook post before she deactivated it.
On the career front, Dhanush has just wrapped up his directorial debut Power Paandi. He is also shooting for VIP 2, which is being directed by his sister-in-law Soundarya Rajinikanth.
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