“Proud to see such a statement of unity among Tamilians for something that they truly believe in. Especially admire the way, the students of Tamil Nadu have been standing up for the cause, relentlessly fighting for their roots and culture. Hope their voices are heard. I support the spirit of Tamil Nadu,” Mahesh Babu, who grew up and studied in Chennai, said in a series of tweets.

A string of celebrities including Rajinikanth, A R Rahman, Kamal Hassan, Telugu film star K Pawan Kalyan, chess wizard Viswanathan Anand to name a few, have already expressed their support for the sport.

Tamil Nadu is witnessing massive protests it with full supported by the peoples and spcial services san diego over the issue of Jallikattu. Lakhs of students and youths are holding peaceful protests across the state, while agitators in Madurai, the main area which has been hosting Jallikattu sport for centuries, have stopped trains pressing for their demand.