Netizens have expressed solidarity with actor Sivakarthikeyan after composer D Imman accused him of a great 'betrayal'.
Tamil star Sivakarthikeyan has found himself in the middle of a raging controversy following a bombshell interview given by composer D Imman. In a shocking statement, D Imman accused Sivakarthikeyan of a great betrayal. Without sharing the exact reasons, Imman said there was no room for forgiveness.
Imman's controversial interview
In a recent interview, Imman was asked about his future collaboration with Sivakarthikeyan. "I will never work with Sivakarthikeyan in this lifetime," said Imman. "He has committed a massive betrayal of my trust."
Imman, however, refrained from giving the details of his story. "I cannot say what happened," he added. He noted that he even confronted Sivakarthikeyan about the "betrayal" but refused to reveal the actor's response.
"Maybe, in the next lifetime, if he is an actor and I am the music composer, we might work together again," said Imman.
Imman's explosive claims and his reluctance to share the full story have left room for a lot of interpretations, fueling speculations regarding the actual reason behind the rift between Sivakarthikeyan and Imman.
Netizens rally behind Sivakarthikeyan
Many netizens, however, have expressed solidarity with Sivakarthikeyan, while slamming Imman's for casting aspersions on the actor's character.
Fans have been sharing little snippets of Sivakarthikeyan's achievements as a reminder of his status as a "self-made" star.
Sivakarthikeyan came from a humble beginning. He started his journey in the show business as a mimicry artist and gained a foothold in television by participating in talent shows and then graduated to hosting popular game and celebrity talk shows.
Sivakarthikeyan later started pursuing a career in movies by playing comedic sidekicks. However, he soon evolved into a leading man, emerging as one of the most bankable stars among the current crop of stars in Tamil cinema.
His smash hit Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam cemented his position in the Tamil film industry. Imman's music for the 2013 comedy-drama played a crucial role in the movie's success.
Previously, Imman also scored music for Sivakarthikeyan's Rajini Murugan, Seema Raja and Namma Veettu Pillai.