Superstar Dileep’s Arrest: Loss For Malayalam Filmmakers?


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Following the arrest of Malayalam superstar Dileep in connection with the abduction and molestation of a popular actress in February, the work in progress on two of his films has come to an abrupt end, say industry sources.

The release of his film “Ramleela“, which was slated for this month, appears to have been postponed and now become uncertain, sources say.

Ramleela” is Dileep’s big budget film produced by Tomichan Mulakupadam, whose Mohanlal-starrer “Pulimurugan” became the first Malayalam film to cross the Rs 100-crore mark.

Dileep’s arrest to affect Malayam film industry

Kammara Sambhavam“, whose 80 per cent shooting has been completed, is another film that could now be delayed, say sources.

The shooting of “Professor Dinkan” has just begun and with Dileep now in a legal tangle, those behind this venture too may have to suffer losses.

That’s not all. People who borrow video CDs of films from video shops have also dumped his films.

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