Singer Chinmayi Sripaada accuses Vairmuthu of sexually abusing her, actor Siddharth backs the tweet

Chinmayi Sripaada shared the incident happened with her when she was in Switzerland with Vairamuthu for an album launch in 2005 or 2006.

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Singer Chinmayi Sripaada accuses Vairmuthu of sexually abusing her, actor Siddharth backs the tweet

The #MeToo movement has gathered a momentum in India and has shaken up the whole country. Recently, an anonymous singer accused renowned poet and Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu of sexually harassing her years ago. The horrifying experience has been shared through her friend and another singer Chinmayi Sripada. In the allegations, the anonymous singer has revealed that how Vairamuthu molested her at the age of 18. Journalist Sandhya Menon also took to social media to share the screenshot of the woman which reads that how Vairamuthu had allegedly hugged and kissed the woman in his office in Kodambakkam.

In a series of tweets, the National Award-winning singer shared about the whole incident happened with the woman. That’s not all; she even shared the incident happened with her when she was in Switzerland with Vairamuthu for an album launch in 2005 or 2006.

She wrote, “Year 2005/2006 maybe. Veezhamattom. An album for Srilankan Tamizhs that I had sung in, as had Manikka Vinayagam sir. I dont remember if it was a book or an album release or both now; the performances and launch happened in Switzerland in (Bern / Zurich maybe).”

Check out series of tweets below:

Actors like Siddharth, Samantha Akkineni and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar have come out in support of Me Too movement. Actor Siddharth, who has been tweeting about the #MeToo movement also backed Chinmayi Sripaada and tweeted: “Multiple women are speaking out against #Vairamuthu. Without judging anyone, they must be heard. When somebody of Chinmayi’s stature who has so much to lose, stands by the accusers, that’s huge!”

In the past few days, many Indian celebrities including Rajat Kapoor, Chetan Bhagat, Alok Nath, Kailash Kher, Vikas Bahl, Nana Patekar have been accused of sexual harassment.

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