Over hundred trees bordering the Girivalam path in Thiruvannamalai have been found barren with the outer part of the bark withering off from the trees. These dying trees which are found around the 14-km long path have sustained the scorching heat of sun rays during summers.
The Tamil film industry and theatre owners have been at loggerheads and the resultant strike has lasted for more than a month now. As a sign of protest, it was decided to enforce a blanket ban on screening or shooting of films.
A furore has been created by actress Sri Reddy in the Telugu film industry. What started as a series of controversial social media posts have turned into a full-fledged protest against women exploitation in the Telugu film industry.