Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: An advocate here has filed a complaint before a magistrate court at Egmore here against actor Jayaram for allegedly making a derogatory remark against Tamil women wantonly.

In the complaint, A. Indirani of Chintadripet stated that the actor had made the remark on a Malayalam television channel.

When a reporter of a Tamil weekly sought a clarification, he had not expressed regret and said he had made the comment in a lighter vein.

Activists of the ‘Nam Tamizhar Iyakkam’ allegedly barged into the actor’s house at Valasaravakkam here and damaged furniture and a car there.

Police personnel posted at the house chased and apprehended eight of the accused persons.