In her complaint, she told that on Sunday, when the shooting for two serials - Arasi and Lakshmi were going on in a private hospital at T Nagar, around 50 members of the Lightmen and Cine Technician Association entered the shooting spot and attacked artistes – crew and damaged shooting equipment worth of few lakhs.
The shooting was then cancelled owing to the fear of the artists getting beaten up. Over 20 of the artists were hospitalised.
[an error occurred while processing this directive] The members of the Cine Technician Association were demanding salary on par with the people at Cinema Industry. As the chief of the Tamil Small Screen Producers Association, Radhika had assured to look into their demand, a few days before.
The Chennai Metro City police registered a case on this and searching for the alleged persons. According to the police, similar protest was conducted by the Cine Technician Association today at the shooting spot of Simran Thirai being produced by Pyramid Saimira.