From BEEP song to a LEAKED intimate photo with Nayanthara, here's when Simbu hit the headlines

Be it his rivalry with Dhanush to his leaked intimate photo with Nayanthara, Simbu is controversy's favourite child. Let's take a look at major controversies in the actor's life.
From BEEP song to a LEAKED intimate photo with Nayanthara, here's when Simbu hit the headlinesFrom BEEP song to a LEAKED intimate photo with Nayanthara, here's when Simbu hit the headlines
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Silambarasan, also known as Simbu or STR is not new to controversy.  The actor made his debut in Tamil cinema as a child star under his father T Rajendar’s direction and later went on to earn a huge fan following with his powerful performance on the big screen. However, Simbu, more than his work, has always been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Controversies are a part of Simbu's life. Be it his rivalry with Dhanush to his leaked intimate photo with Nayanthara, Simbu is controversy's favourite child. Let's take a look at major controversies in the actor's life. 

Beep song: 

This is Simbu's biggest controversy ever. Simbu's 'Beep' song with expletive lyrics portraying women in a bad light had stirred a controversy. Reportedly, music director Anirudh Ravichander had composed it, however, he refuted the reports and made sure to stay away from the controversy. The song was immediately pulled down and the case was filed against the artists involved in the song. Simbu later stated that the song was meant for his personal use and jot for the public platform. 

Leaked intimate photo with Nayanthara:

Lady superstar of Southern cinema, Nayanthara was dating Simbu in the early stage of her career.  They eventually broke up. However, by then, intimate photos of Simbu and Nayanthara had found their way to social media. The photos had Simbu and Nayanthara indulged in a deep kiss and this leak of these photos was said to be one of the reasons behind their break up. After the break-up, Nayanthara issued a statement saying that she would never pair up with Simbu for any film.

Controversial affairs: 

Just a few months after the beep controversy, Simbu announced about his affair with Hansika Motwani. However, their relationship ended on a bad note and Simbu issued a strong statement confirming he is single. 

Nadigar Sangam elections: 

Simbu hit the headlines again when he made some explosive, and personal remarks against actor Vishal who was on the opposite side during the Nadigar Sangam elections. STR was criticised for making some personal remarks against Vishal and taking the side of actor Sarathkumar. 

Me Too:

During the #MeToo movement last year that took the industry by storm, actress Lekha Washington, who was supposed be a part of the film, titled Kettavan with Simbu in 2007, took to Twitter and posted a cryptic tweet. She wrote, "One word: Kettavan #metoo." 

Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangathavan (AAA):

Producer Michael Rayappan made several allegations against actor Simbu during the shooting of Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangathavan. The producer alleged that the actor put him to bankruptcy by not staying up to the schedules of the shoot. One of the allegations by the producer was that STR never turned up at the recording studio for dubbing and instead recorded the dialogues in his bathroom. 

Rivalry with Dhanush:

In 2004, when Dhanush got married to Aishwarya Rajinikanth, a leaked conversation of Aishwarya and Simbu had made ways to the Internet. The conversation was quite abusive and was later said to be fake. Also, Simbu shared an on-screen rivalry with Dhanush and the two tried to stop each other's growth in the industry. 

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