After Ajay Devgn and Kiccha Sudeep's Twitter war let us take a look back at five stars who spoke against Hindi imposition in the past.
Back in 2019 after Amit Shah expressed his interest in making Hindi a unifying language and said "Hindi should not be imposed".
In 2022, after Home Minister Amit Shah once again stirred up controversy Rahman shared an illustration of "Thamizhanangu" (Goddess Tamil). and wrote, "Beloved Tamil is the root of our existence."
In 2019 Siddharth spoke up against the National Educational Policy and the Hindi bias in it.
After Amit Shah's comments about Hindi replacing English as the second language, Simbu AKA Silambarasan TR took to Twitter to share a tweet, which reads, "Let us unite in the name of Tamil," with a pro-Tamil hashtag #TamilConnects.
After the emotive issue of Hindi imposition sprung up Yuvan Shankar Raja was seen wearing a t-shirt with the prints "Hindi Theriyadhu Poda" ( Buzz off, I don't know Hindi) and 'I am a Tamizh Pesum Indian'. ( I am a Tamil-speaking Indian).
Keeping the trend of Hindi Theriyadhu poda alive director Karu Pazhaniappan also wore a T-shirt to show his support
Director Vetrimaaran was subjected to humiliation for not speaking in Hindi at Delhi airport. He wore a white t-shirt with I am a Tamizh Pesum Tamizhan to oppose Hindi Imposition.
Just like Karu Pazhaniappan, Karunakaran also joined the group and showered his support with Hindi Theriyadhu poda T-shirt.
Shanthanu and his wife celebrated their mother tongue with the Hindi Theriyadhu Poda t-Shirts.
Though Aishwarya's mother tongue is Telugu she joined the Hindi Theriyadhu poda movement and posed with her brother.