Kamal Haasan Gifts Car To Coimbatore's First Female Bus Driver Who Quit Job Over Ticketing DMK's Kanimozhi-DETAILS BELOW

Anguished’ Kamal Haasan gifts car to the woman bus driver who quit a job over ticketing DMK's Kanimozhi

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Kamal Haasan Gifts Car To Coimbatore's First Female Bus Driver Who Quit Job Over Ticketing DMK's Kanimozhi-DETAILS BELOW
Earlier this week, actor turned politician Kamal Haasan gifted a car to a Coimbatore-based woman who quit her job as a bus driver over a controversy surrounding issuing a travel ticket to DMK MP Kanimozhi last week. The car was gifted to Sharmila, Coimbatore's first woman bus driver, as a part of the Kamal Panbattu Maiam (Kamal Cultural Center) to enable her become a driver-entrepreneur, the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief said in a statement, as reported by Hindustan Times.

"I was anguished over the recent debate surrounding Sharmila, who was a very good example to women of her age. Sharmila should not remain a mere driver. My belief is to create many Sharmilas," he added. 

As per the latest reports, the former bus driver would use the car for rental service and become an entrepreneur, he added.

Sharmila called it quits as a bus driver last week, barely minutes after Kanimozhi took a ride from Gandhipuram to Peelamedu in Coimbatore. The first female bus driver said that she had to give up on her 'dream job' allegedly after her colleague disrespected the DMK Parliamentarian and also because her management accused her of seeking publicity by inviting prominent personalities to travel in the bus.

She also claimed that she had intimated her  management about the proposed visit of the MP but she could not digest the "disrespect" meted out to the DMK leader. The transport firm denied being informed about Kanimozhi's visit and insisted Sharmila had left on her own accord.

On the professional front, Kamal Haasan will be part of Nag Ashwin's multilingual sci-fi movie Project K. Headlined by Prabhas and Deepika Padukone, the upcoming big-budget film is produced by C Aswani Dutt, founder of Vyjayanthi Movies. Production house Vyjayanthi Movies shared Haasan's casting announcement on its official Twitter page.

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