Venkat Prabhu has said that Ajith was hurt during the filming of Mankatha. It was during a chasing scene that Ajith sprained his ankle and had to use a walking stick to move around. Having seen the star in crutches, people began to speculate that he plays a handicapped person in Mankatha. Venkat Prabhu has clarified that there is no truth in such reports.
He added that Ajith was such a sport that he refused to call off the shooting. He used the walking stick and encouraged the unit to film the scenes. The director said that Ajith’s dedication was greatly praised by the entire unit.
Ajith fans planning a protest
Ajith fans are quite disturbed that their star has disbanded the fans’ associations. Several fans are distraught as they have been doing social service through these associations and feel the break up could hinder several good deeds they have been doing.
Ajith fans from Sivagangai are planning to come to Chennai and meet him. The fans say that if Ajith does not reconsider his decision in 15 days time, they plan to stage a protest in front of his house.
The star is currently stationed in Mumbai where the shooting of Mankatha is on. Sources close to Ajith feel that he may not reconsider his decision to revive the fans’ association.