South Indian actress Lekha Washington is now facing backlash after Tweeting: "One word: Kettavan. #metoo."

The Tamil film Kettavan (which translated to 'bad person'). This film was made in the year 2008 starring Simbu aka STR and Lekha Washington in the lead roles, but the film did not see the light of day due to unknown reasons. 

However, she faced backlash from Simbu's fans, who assumed that the actress has accused him of sexual misconduct by naming the film in her Tweet.

According to reports, Simbu and Lekha had some bitter experiences during the making of the film and both the actors vowed never to work with each other again. While many netizens slammed Lekha, many have also stood by her.