Jayalalithaa is accused No.1, Sasikala A2, Sudhakaran A3 and J Illavarasi A4.
More than a dozen associations representing producers, directors, actors and other industry associated union have joined the day-long protest.
Those who allegedly committed suicide also included two Class XII students who set themselves ablaze in Tiruppur.
AIADMK’s women’s wing functionaries held a hunger strike at party founder M G Ramachandran’s Memorial at the Marina Beach
Jaya was sentenced to four years in jail in an 18-year-old corruption case and fined a staggering Rs 100 crore by a special court.
Plans are already afoot to set up Amma Cinemas to indulge Tamil Nadu’s immutable culture of films at Rs 25 a ticket.
Security personnel in large numbers have been posted to maintain law and order.
The case had been crippled by delays on various counts including changes of the Special Public Prosecutor appointed to carry out the trial.
Before assuming office as Chief Minister on July 1, 1991, the value of her assets was Rs.2.01 crore, it was alleged.
The judgement on Saturday was delivered as thousands of AIADMK supporters gathered around the venue of the court hall
The activists holding AIADMK flags shouted slogans hailing Jayalalithaa, police said.
On a request from DMK, security had been increased at “Anna Arivalayam”, the headquarters of DMK.
It added the Chief Minister could herself take all appropriate steps if there was any apprehension regarding law and order situation.
Jayalalithaa has been charged with accumulating Rs 66 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income from 1991-96.
The case states that Jayalalithaa and her three associates have acquired Rs 66.65 crore worth of assets by corrupt means.