Kamal Haasan gifts car to woman bus driver who lost her job

Tamil superstar and President of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), Kamal Haasan, on Monday gifted a car to Sharmila, the first woman bus driver from Coimbatore, who was reportedly forced to quit her job following an incident involving DMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K Stalin’s sister, Kanimozhi, who boarded a bus she was driving.

Sharmila had told the media that she quit her job after the conductor. Of the bus asked Kanimozhi to buy ticket despite being told by her not to do so. The owner of the bus did not support Sharmila and told her that she had invited Kanimozhi for getting publicity.

Kamal Haasan is an Indian actor, filmmaker, screenwriter, playback singer, television presenter and politician who works mainly in Tamil cinema and has also appeared in some Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada and Bengali films. He is regarded as one of the finest actors in the Indian cinema

Kamal Haasan said in a statement a car has been gifted to Sharmila. On behalf of Kamal Panbattu Maiam (Kamal Cutural Centre).  He told mediapersons that he is anguished at the treatment. Meted out to Sharmila and wants her to become an entrepreneur.

“She worked hard for her dream of becoming a bus driver and had performed the challenging task effectively. She has received appreciation from various quarters,” he said.

Kamal Haasan also said that Sharmila will resume her journey. A s a rental car driver-cum-entrepreneur, adding that he wants the civil society. To stand by women who have been suppressed for years.

 “My best wishes to daughter Sharmila,” Kamal Haasan said.

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