Veteran actress Sripriya has come down heavily on the mushrooming realty shows in television channels, in which actresses mediate family problems.
In her Twitter page, she said, “When there is a problem between spouses we have the family court to handle it, if any criminal problems we have different sections of law to sort it out…”
She said further: “I’m sick to watch tv shows where we actors sit and judge some ones problem and pain.. can we stop this pls… huh lets anchor and judge just art which we might have learnt a fistfull.. Pleaseeeee.”
Sripriya is an actress who played leading roles in the 1970s and 1980s in South India. She has acted in over 300 films in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada etc.
Over 200 of these are Tamil films. She has also directed films in Tamil and Telugu, including the 2014 film Drushyam (Papanasam in Tamil) in Telugu language, with Venkatesh and Meena in lead roles.
She first faced the camera for the film Murugan Kaattiya Vazhi directed by P Madhavan in 1973. Following that, she acted with Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Sivaji Ganesan, and Jaishankar among others.
Sripriya had a string of successful movies in the late 1970s and early 80’s. She played the lead character in C Rudraiya’s 1977 film Aval Appadithan and her portrayal of Manju in the film, won her a Tamil Nadu State Award that year. Her other hits include Aattukara Alamelu, Billa and Annai Oru Alayam.