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Women's panel registers case over TV actress' allegation

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

The State Women's Commission today registered a case on the allegations raised by a popular television against a TV serial director regarding his improper behaviour.

Nisha Sarang, who plays one of the lead characters in the TV drama 'Uppum Mulakum' in a Malayalam channel, had come out against its Unnikrishnan alleging that she was removed from the serial after she resisted his "misbehaviour."

A large number of people from various walks of life, including 'Women in Cinema Collective' (WCC) and Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA), came out in her support.

A senior KSWC said the Commission suo motu registered the case based on reports on the actress' allegation.

"We have given a letter to the DGP seeking a police report into the actress' allegations. We will examine the report and then decide upon further course of action," the told

The Commission would also record the statements of both the and the director later, the added.

With the issue triggering a row, the private channel came out with a statement claiming that the was not removed from the serial.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 19:45 IST
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