Lately, several popular Tamil actors are protesting over Cauvery water management issue, which has been a bone of contention between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Among them, veteran actors-turned-politicians Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth observed a silent protest today. They also opposed the operation of copper smelter plant of the Vedanta group in Tuticorin.

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This protest was organised by the South Indian Film Artistes Association, popularly known as Nadigar Sangam and it also witnessed the participation of members of Tamil Film Producers Council and Film Employees Federation of South India. Prominent artists and technicians like Illayaraja, Surya, Vijay, Dhanush and others were also present here. (Also Read: Shah Rukh Khan buys remake rights of Kamal Haasan’s classic ‘Hey Ram’)

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Earlier, speaking to reporters outside his residence, superstar Rajinikanth had said that the central government would earn the wrath of Tamil Nadu people if the CMB (Cauvery Management Board) and CWRC (Cauvery Water Regulation Committee) were not set up.

There are some videos and pictures shared by ANI on their Twitter handle where Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth are seen taking part in this protest.

Have a look at it here:

Watch this space for more updates.