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Simbu quits social media for good

The Tamil actor cited negativity on social media as the reason for quitting the medium.

Manigandan KR

Actor Simbu has decided to quit social media.

In fact, the actor has already deleted his accounts on Facebook and Twitter. This move of his to quit social media has come as a rude shock to his fans, who run into several lakhs. 

Simbu's fans are among the most loyal and have stood by their hero through thick and thin. The actor cited the negativity on social media as the prime reason for quitting the medium. 

In a statement to the media, the actor said, "In spite of negativism, positivity was my forte. But today, social media's negativity is too dominating and I'm scared to be a part (sic). 

"Social media was necessary as a celebrity but I prefer to follow my heart. So, before I depart, just wanna say, Always choose love :) #Happy Independence Day (sic)," the actor said.

On the work front, sources close to the actor say that he is kicked about his upcoming project and that work is going on in full swing for it.

The actor, had, only recently, called for fresh talent in different streams to work with him. Sources say that heeding to his call, several youngsters have joined the actor, who is full of zeal and raring to go.