On Wednesday in Chennai veteran Tamil actress Maya who acted in MGR starrer ‘Amarakaviyam’ was protesting against former CM Jayalalithaa being denied a bail. The actress tried to set herself on fire along with her daughter Gunapriya .
Both Maya and Gunapriya came to the police commissioner’s office at Vepery with a kerosene can. The mother-daughter duo tried to douse themselves with kerosene and tried to set themselves on fire.
The actress Maya was taken in police custody by Vepery police. The police also questioned her. The actress said that, “I have decided to end my and my daughter’s lives for the sake of Jayalalithaa.”