As Dileep is arrested, all eyes are on the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA). The stance of the organization in the aftermath of the actress’ kidnapping incident has been controversial and has been severely criticized by all.
AMMA never really issued a genuine statement in support of the affected actress, even though she is their member. In fact, in the eventful general body on Jun 29, the AMMA theory was that they support both their “children”, the actress and also, Dileep!
Some of the Facebook posts in support of Dileep have earned widespread protests. Salim Kumar and Aju Varghese made controversial remarks for which they are facing complaints.!
Dileep’s remarks against the actress during a TV interview was so rude that he later apologized for it.!
The press conference that followed the general body witnessed dramatic events, as actors Innocent, Mukesh, Ganesh Kumar and Devan shouted at the media persons announcing their support for Dileep.!
AMMA President Innocent took matters from bad to worse with some comments about ‘casting couch’ at the press conference called for to explain the Jun 29 events.!
Meanwhile, the birth of Women in Cinema Collective, an organization representing the women in the movie industry was also out of AMMA’s inaction.!
It’s to be seen now on how AMMA will do a damage control.
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The chronology of events that led to Dileep's
Cost of a molestation: Rs 1.5 crore
Malayalam superstar Dileep sent to 14 days custody
Dileep's personal animosity towards the actress led to this incident!
Dileep arrested in Kochi, in connection with abduction case
No casting couch, says Innocent; Women shut him up
Innocent apologizes, but not to resign
Actress assault case: Cops summon Dileep's brother
The conspiracy was to stall the actress' marriage?
AMMA president Innocent to resign?
Dileep asked not to leave Kerala without informing Police?
Pulsar Suni: Big sharks will be caught
Case registered against Aju Varghese
Superstar knew man who abducted Kerala actress?
Case registered against Aju Varghese'I'm confident', says Dileep after the 'marathon questioning'
Dileep gives his statement to the police
Actress to take legal action against Dileep's remarks?
Salim Kumar and Aju Varghese apologize for their remarks
Ready for brain mapping, narco analysis or lie detection: Dileep
New twist- Pulsar Suni blackmails Dileep?
Salim Kumar’s comments become controversial
Dileep’s stern reply to his detractors
'The actor from Aluva in the case is not me', says Dileep
Actress’ kidnap was for blackmailing?
Prominent actor questioned in the actress kidnapping case!