In a shock that has tweeted many, director Seenu Ramasamy today said his life is in danger.
“I feel there is danger to my life. CM sir should help me. Emergency,” he said in a Tamil tweet, which has sent shock waves in industry and media circles.
When some reporters reached him over phone, he told the above lines to them and cut their calls, it is learnt.
Seenu Ramasamy is known for directing the films Thenmerku Paruvakaatru (2010), Neerparavai (2012), and Dharma Durai (2016).
He made his directorial debut with Koodal Nagar (2007). He garnered acclaim for the film Thenmerku Paruvakaatru, which went on to win the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil.
His next film Neerparavai (2012) also released to positive reviews with a critic stating that “Neer Paravai is a beautiful record of the lives of a community, their hopes and dreams, and the harsh reality of their lives. Go and see it”.
Ramasamy’s next film Idam Porul Yaeval got stuck in production. His next film Dharma Durai received polarized reviews from critics, but was a box-office success.
His subsuquent film Kanne Kalaimaane released to mixed reviews with a critic stating that “Though Kanne Kalaimaane tries to be an ambitious film, despite much potential for drama, it lacks a strong script that most Seenu Ramasamy films have”.