Malayalam star Sreenivasan states not familiar with casting couch; ‘Molestation, abuse cases not the only social concerns’
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Express New Global Desk|Updated: JULY 13,2017
KOCHI: Malayalam star Sreenivasan stated that he is not knowledgeable about cases of sexual exploitation of female stars, including that those who have actually been victims must supply ‘proof’. He has actually belonged to this movie market for 40 years.
At a press fulfill in Ernakulam, the star was priced estimate by Times of India stating, “It may be occurring. Those who recommend that ladies deal with exploitation requirement to make the event public so that the world understands about it. Later on, he clarified that the ‘Amma’ he referenced was not the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists.
He likewise stated that molestation and abuse cases are not the only problems which ‘haunt’ the society, including that individuals do numerous things to make cash, such as include chemicals to food.
This remark comes days after Innocent, star, Lok Sabha member and president of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) got flak for his remark about “bad ladies”. “The Malayalam movie market is tidy now and no such thing as casting sofa exists in the market … It is not like the yesteryear. The circumstance today is such that if there is any bad behaviour to any ladies, the media will understand right away,” he stated, including: “But if the lady is bad, possibly they will go to sleep”.
The Women’s Collective in Cinema, headed by starlet Manju Warrier, criticised him for this in their Facebook post which checked out, “Even though we thank Innocent for the good words he discussed WCC, we are required to highly disagree with his remark that casting sofas not exist here. Extremely just recently just, our own members Parvathy and Lakshmi Rai have actually all spoken loudly on this subject. We desire the recently selected Justice Hema Commission to study the problems of ladies in the movie market to check out this element likewise.”
The AMMA has actually likewise been under fire for feigning lack of knowledge about the kidnapping and attack case of a starlet from the Malayalam movie market, along with freely securing Dileep, who has actually been questioned concerning his presumed participation in it.