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Flix News: Witnesses Hostile In Kerala Abduction Case, Suriya Thanks High Court, Anushka Shetty's Film

BP World Bureau | Sep 19 2020 11:04:31 AM
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MUMBAI: The major witnesses in the case of abduction and molestation of a popular actress in Kerala turned hostile during proceedings. 

Actors Siddique and Bhama gave statements in the court that were contradictory to the ones they gave the police. This is after actors Edavela Babu and Bindu Panicker had turned hostile earlier. 

Malayalam filmmakers Revathy and Rima Kallingal took to social media to express their disappointment. Revathy said that they cannot trust their own colleagues. Rima Kallingal expressed that she feels hurt to see those who stood by the survivor have turned hostile in court at the last minute.

A popular actress was abducted and molested in a moving car in February 2017. As per investigations, actor Dileep was responsible because the actress broke his marriage with Manju Warrier by revealing his affair with Kavya Madhavan. 

Anushka Shetty starrer multilingual film 'Nishabdham' will be released directly into the OTT platform 'Amazon Prime' citing he COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. This will be Shetty's major release since her 2018 hit film 'Bhaagamathie.'

Director Hemanth Madhukar said that he is excited to bring the project directly to OTT.

Suriya thanked the Madras High Court after it dismissed a petition by an advocate who sought 'contempt of court' proceedings be initiated against 'Ghajini' actor for his comments on courts. 

Actor dissented against the unfairness and marginalisation of NEET exams due to which several students were driven to suicide. He questioned why students are forced to write exams while judges can avoid coming to court citing pandemic. 

Veteran actress opened up about surviving the January accident. She said that the road accident and it was a close shave. 

She thanked all the respect and support she received from various quarters. 

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has been stripped off of his U.K. Honor of the Most Excellent Order the British Empire honour, or CBE, which was bestowed upon him by the Queen in 2004. 

Earlier this year, Weinstein was found guilty of rape and sexual harassment and has been sentenced to 23 years in prison. 

He was ousted in the 2017 MeToo movement where multiple actresses, journalists, and others came forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct, started with Rose McGowan, Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek, Connie Nielson, etc.