After actor Siddharth asked on social media why powerful women were silent during #MeToo movement, questioning actress Nayanthara indirectly, director Vignesh ShivN, who is in a relationship with Nayanthara has responed.
“#Metoo is such a powerful and important movement across the world that rattled many industries, mainly the entertainment industry. One’s silence on social media does not mean that they are not supporting an issue. Nayanthara has always stood for the safety and welfare of women. She has openly endorsed the importance of a safe and comfortable work atmosphere for women in her movies too which has bigger reach than twitter! She has extended her support morally & financially for many women and has also employed a few #metoo victims in her movies, in the real world but failed to broadcast it in social media due to obvious reasons .. All this said, when we come up with an issue of a filthy remark so casually passed on a woman.. instead of looking into the issue in concern, they choose to make such petty accusations…! It is saddening to see the way one is judged for her choice to be silent on social media”, said Vignesh.