The entire Kollywood Industry has gone on strike in protest against central Government imposing 12.3 per cent service tax on the film artistes who earn more than Rs.10 Lakhs per annum. The film industry went on a one day fast to protest against the centre’s decision. The fast began at 8 A.M and ended at 5 PM. Actors Vijay, Sarath Kumar, Surya, Karthi, Jiiva, Jayam Ravi, Vishal Prasanna and others were participated in the fast. While Actors Radhika, Sripriya, Nalini, Rekha and others attended. At around 10.45 am super star Rajinikanth came in support of the film stars and met producers council president S.A.Chandrashekar, General Secretary Dhanu and others and expressed his support. On this occasion entire theaters in the state were closed.