Hero Suriya's father Sivakumar faced a backlash in the social media for smashing the phone of a guy who was trying to take a selfie with the veteran at a private event in Chennai.
As this incident turned bigger, Sivakumar had to bow down and apologised to the guy. The veteran also handed over a brand new phone to the guy. However, Sivakumar has defended himself in an interview when asked about this episode and also in a video.
He justified describing the whole incident. "When I reached the venue, people were pushing the volunteers and guards causing troubles to the organisers. But I held my calm. If majority people think Sivakumar has done wrong, then I regret my action," said the 77 year old actor and also added the celebrities deserve privacy and respect.
The internet dubbed Sivakumar as arrogant while many have tagged heroes Suriya and Karthi for their father's inappropriate action.