Why Samuthirakani trending in social media?

Chennai: At a time when there are news of coronavirus outbreak occupied television channels, social media seems to provide some light hearted moments for people.

Remember a few months ago, Vadivelu was the trending topic and his video from the movie Friends went viral. There was a hastag PrayforNesamani that went viral too.

Remember actor Karan and his #shroov moments was the topic of discussion by netizens some time ago.

Now suddenly videos and memes of actor-director Samuthirakani is seen all over social media. On Monday, Samuthirakani was trending in top ten India list of Twitter.

Remember Samuthirakani started his career as assistant director to K Balachander. After establishing himself as director, he chose to act in character roles.

One wonders why he is actually trending now. Known for advising youngsters through his dialogues, he shared the screen with Rajinikanth in Kaala.

M BHARAT KUMAR