A tweet from Arun Vijay’s handle, hours after the trailer launch of Sivakarthikeyan’s Seema Raja on Saturday, hit out at ‘sudden stars’.
It said: “Every Tom, Dick, and Harry started playing mass heroes in Tamil cinema. Tamil audiences know who I’m talking about #SupportTrueTalent High time”.
Even as this tweeted caused furore, Arju Vijay came out with an explanation that his social media account was hacked by somene. He also deleted the controversial tweet.
In his explanation, he said, “To all my sincere followers, the account issue has been resolved promptly! I appreciate all of you for understanding the situation.For all these years that I’ve been in the industry, I know the value of hardwork and patience.”
He added: “No one’s greater or smaller. I’ve always respected talent and will continue to do so. I’ve never had and never need to demean a colleague.Kindly don’t divide the healthy brotherhood we actors share.”
On the work front, Arun Vijay is awaiting the release of two movies- Mani Ratnam’s ‘Chekka Chivantha Vaanam’ and a crime thriller called Thadam.