Kerala state film awards: Revathy, Biju Menon and Joju George adjudged best actors, Awasavyuham is best film

Kerala state film awards: Revathy, Biju Menon and Joju George adjudged best actors, Awasavyuham is best film

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The 52nd Kerala state film awards have been announced. Biju Menon, Joju George and Revathy were adjudged the best actors. The awards were announced by Cultural Affairs Minister Saji Cherian. A total of 142 films were considered. Two films were summoned again and seen by the jury. 29 films were shortlisted. The jury chairman […]

Kerala govt, survivor oppose bail plea of Vijay Babu, HC once again adjourns hearing

Kerala govt, survivor oppose bail plea of Vijay Babu, HC once again adjourns hearing

Kochi: The state government in the sexual assault case against actor-producer Vijay Babu here on Thursday batted against him for his conduct after being booked in the crime. The Kerala High Court while considering Babu’s anticipatory bail plea had asked the state government and the complainant to convey their stance on the matter. According to […]

Actor Dharmajan Bolgatty booked in a cheating case

Actor Dharmajan Bolgatty booked in a cheating case

Kochi: Malayalam film actor Dharmajan Bolgatty, known for his comic and satirical roles, has been booked along with 10 others for allegedly duping a man of Rs 43 lakh as part of a business partnership, police said here on Friday. Ernakulam Central police registered the cheating case based on the complaint of Asif Puthukattil Aliyar, […]

Evidence against Vijay Babu obtained from two places; move to confiscate passport

Evidence against Vijay Babu obtained from two places; move to confiscate passport

KOCHI: City Police Commissioner C H Nagaraju said there is prima facie evidence against producer and actor Vijay Babu in the case of sexually abusing an upcoming actress. Scientific evidence was obtained from two places where searches were conducted. Search has to be conducted in more places. His presence and information of exploiting the victim […]

Actress accuses Vijay Babu of rape, forceful sex

Actress accuses Vijay Babu of rape, forceful sex

Kochi: The complainant, who accused actor and producer Vijay Babu of sexual harassment, has posted her version on Facebook page ‘Women Against Sexual Harassment’ countering the controversial Facebook live of the accused on Tuesday. Vijay Baby on Facebook live revealed the name of the actress and proclaimed to file a countercase and defamation suit. The […]

‘Kavya wanted to put her friends in trouble but it was taken over by Dileep’: Key voice clip surfaces, Kavya asked to appear for questioning

‘Kavya wanted to put her friends in trouble but it was taken over by Dileep’: Key voice clip surfaces, Kavya asked to appear for questioning

KOCHI: A key audio recording, submitted to the court by the investigation team probing the actress attack case, has come out. The conversation in the recording is between Dileep’s cousin Suraj and Sarath, and there are indications that Kavya Madhavan was involved in the conspiracy. In the audio recording, it is said that Kavya Madhavan […]

Will Smith gets 10-year Oscars ban over Chris Rock slap

Will Smith gets 10-year Oscars ban over Chris Rock slap

Los Angeles: The motion picture academy on Friday banned Will Smith from attending the Oscars or any other academy event for 10 years following his slap of Chris Rock at the Academy Awards. The move comes after a meeting of the academy’s Board of Governors to discuss a response to Smith’s actions. It is unclear […]

Bhavana breaks silence, says will fight till end

Bhavana breaks silence, says will fight till end

Actress Bhavana Menon broke her silence on sexual harassment and her fight for justice, which led her to lock horns with some of the powerful people in the Malayalam film industry. She refused to name the actor who has been accused of perpetrating the crime but made it crystal clear that she would fight till […]