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Varalaxmi got kidnapped: Twitterati slam the actor for her 'movie' promotion

India Today logo India Today 19-04-2017

© Provided by India Today As a part of the film promotion, a picture of Varalaxmi Sarathkumar tied on a bed went viral on the internet with the hashtag Varalaxmi Got Kidnaped. However, the actor was quick enough to clarify that it was for her upcoming film.

PRO Nikkil Murugan took to Twitter to share the controversial picture.

Though the picture was used as a gimmick to attract audience, Twitterati have slammed the actor for her 'promotional' strategy.

Nikkil later clarified that Varalaxmi was not aware of this.

Varalaxmi is in New Delhi to represent her Save Shakti campaign to the Law minister. 

Earlier to this, Varalaxmi made headlines when she exposed the ugly reality of casting couch in February. In fact, her Save Shakti campaign aims to protect female artists in the entertainment industry.

Varalaxmi is the daughter of noted Tamil actor Sarathkumar. She made her acting debut in Poda Podi (2012) and shot to fame after her stellar performance in Bala's Tharai Thappattai (2016).

Last seen in megastar Mammootty's Kasaba, Varalaxmi is playing a pivotal role in the Tamil film Vikram Vedha, which also stars Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead.

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