Sun TV has been asked to pay Rs. 10,00,500 to Tamil actress Sukanya - RNews1 Network

Sun TV has been asked to pay Rs. 10,00,500 to Tamil actress Sukanya

Tamil actress Sukanya, Sun TV, Kalanidhi Maran, Sun TV network, Virappan, Nakkeeran
Chennai : Tamil satellite television station Sun TV which was founded and is owned by Kalanidhi Maran, has been asked to pay Rs. 10,00,500 to actress Sukanya by A Fast Track Court (FTC) for airing an interview of slain forest brigand Veerappan which had derogatory remarks against her in an 18-year-old case.

As per the updates, the interview was telecast on April 7, 1996 by Sun TV. Along with this in the interview Veerappan had made derogatory remarks against popular actress Sukanya who is a popular Tamil cinema actress of yesteryears.

The interview footage, filmed by the reporter of a Tamil bi-weekly “Nakkeeran” was given to the TV channel as part of an agreement between the magazine and the channel.

The actress had filed a case before the Madras High Court, seeking a direction to Sun TV, editor of “Nakkeeran,” Nakkeeran Gopal, and Veerappan to pay damages of Rs 10,00,500. The case was later transferred to a FTC.

Counsel for the magazine denied the charges and said the footage was provided to Sun TV as per an agreement between the bi-weekly and the television channel.




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