Actress-turned-Politician Roja is a firebrand ever since she began her career as an actress. She made headlines for her controversial statements when she was in glamour field too especially her remarks on Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth have been a sensation.
Speaking in a interview Roja once commented what will Kamal Haasan's films will have other than kissing scenes with heroines and that's the reason she never got the chance to work with the versatile actor.
Roja was once asked what was her feelings working for the first time with Rajinikanth in the movie 'Ulaipali' during a media interaction the actress replied that she was never bothered about heroes and what matters to her is story and director. These remarks have been a sensation in Tamilnadu and the fans of Superstar launched massive protests demanding the makers to sack her from the project. However she didn't regret what she said and completed the film as female lead.
Issues like these have helped Roja to be in the limelight all the time despite not being a great actor or dancer.