Jyothika is a favorite among Tamil audience and Malayalam cinema lovers alike. After her marriage to actor Suriya, Jyothia take a break from acting. After that Jyothika is back with a strong voice. Jyothika made her comeback with the film ’36 Vayathinile’ which was produced by her husband Suriya. Since then, she has been looking for opportunities. She won the Best Actress Award for her role in ‘Raatchasi‘. Jyothika’s speech at the ceremony to receive the award was controversial.
In speech, Jyothika said that in our country, the temples are like palaces, babies are born in very bad conditions. The controversy surrounding the star is due to the fact that the temples are protected like clusters. But director Saravanan has revealed the factor that compelled the actor to say so.
I was shooting for the film was located by Thanjavur. We could have settled in Chennai if we wanted to. But we chose to give the audience a glimpse of life in Thanjavur. There was no separate ward for women for delivery in the hospitals. Not only that, but the babies give birth even when they are dirty. The sight shook Jyothika’s mind. “Jyothika’s speech was not criticized by anyone but with the intention of improving the hospital and other conditions in our country.” But Jyothika’s speech led to much controversy.