In a statement, the actor said, “I’m currently in Thailand, completing the last leg of shoot for my film, Acham Enbathu Madamaiyada’ . Today, I was informed by well wishers, as well as my father, about my ‘apparent’ comment on the sensitive Cauvery issue. As a responsible citizen I’m aware of my role and clearly understand my limits too. I have not made or given any statement on this issue. This is an issue between two states, and not a platform for artistes to engage in propaganda or take lightly. The elected leaders of both states with the support of the judiciary will provide us a solution.
“The best we can do is to pray for a good monsoon that can provide prosperity and peace to both the states. I also hope that at no cost should this issue jeopardise the relationship between the people of these two states, who have coexisted as neighbours. I hope we will able to overcome this crisis soon.
I reiterate that I will be the last person to garner publicity by issuing political statements that could endanger the peace of both these states,” Simbu said.