Controversy's favorite child Simbu on Wednesday said, "I am not a part of Nadigar Sangam anymore".
In an interview to sify.com, Simbu said, "I have decided to move out of Nadigar Sangam due to various reasons. As an association who are supposed to help actors during crisis or problems, they have failed. I have not got any kind of support when I faced issues. And the recent cricket match which they conducted made me so upset. Most of our actors were made to look like jokers. "
During the Nadigar Sangam election, Simbu had contested for the post of Vice President under Sarathkumar's team.
Nadigar Sangam said that they will not back Simbu as he did not apologise during the beep song controversy which had hurt the sentiments of many.
Simbu said that he did not receive any support from the association which should have helped during tough times.
Simbu refused to participate in the recently held tournament to raise funds for building the Nadigar Sangam building saying that he is not in favor of seeking financial support from his fans and the public. Instead, filmstars should fund it themselves rather than depend on contributions, he had maintained. The actor said he is ready to contribute money to construct the building.
Hariharan Naidu, a close associate of Simbu told The News Minute, "There are thousands of actors without membership of Nadigar Sangam who are still acting. The recent cricket tournament created a very bad impression among the common people which Simbu was opposing from the start.
There are many individual issues behind his decision. He did not receive any support from the Sangam, even during the beep song issue they did not support him rather they demanded an apology from Simbu.
The new Nadigar Sangam team is the reason for Simbuâ€™s movie Idhu Namma Aalu getting delayed.
Sources have told DNA that Nadigar Sangam President Nasser will reportedly reach out to Simbu to know the reason behind this step. After speaking to him, the Nadigar Sangam is expected to discuss the issue during their executive committee meeting on April 24.
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