Telugu Actors Association had arranged a star cultural program at Hyderabad to mobilize funds for the flood affected people of Andhra Pradesh. It was also announced that all the actors and actresses should participate in this program. Shootings were also cancelled. Even actors from Tamil Nadu including Rajnikanth participated in this event. But actresses like Nayanthara and Sneha who act in Telugu films did not participate in this event. Sneha is currently acting in a Telugu film titled Amaravathi. Earlier she had acted in Telugu films such as Aadhi Vishnu, Nee Sugame Nee Korukana, Madhumasam, Maharadhi, That Is Pandu, Sankrandhi and Venki. Nayanthara is currently acting in a Telugu film titled Adoors. She has also acted in many Telugu films including Anjanayalu, Thulasi, Dubai Seenu and Lakshmi.
The Tamil films Kuselan and Sathyam in which had Nayanthara in the cast was also dubbed in Telugu and released in Andhra. The Telugu Actors Association had issued a show cause notice to Nayanthara and Sneha. It was expected that both would be banned from Telugu films. At this point Sneha has sent her explanation for not participating in this event. She has stated that she was not able to participate because she was suffering from fever. Nayanthara has yet to send her reply. The Association is waiting for her reply to take the next course of action.