Mumbai. On one hand, while the South film industry is spreading its feet across the country and touching new dimensions, on the other hand, a shameful and shocking incident has come to the fore from this film industry. Renowned actor and filmmaker Vijay Babu of Malayalam film industry has faced serious allegations of rape. Kerala Police has registered a case of alleged sexual harassment against Malayalam Vijay Babu. The Ernakulam South Police has registered a case on the complaint of a woman.
According to the police, the complaint was received on April 22. The complainant has alleged that Vijay Babu sexually assaulted her in a flat in Kochi. He alleged in the complaint that the accused repeated the offense more than once. It has also been said in the complaint that Babu committed such a crime to the victim on the pretext of giving her work in films. The complainant is a resident of Kozhikode district.
However, the police have neither questioned nor arrested Vijay Babu so far. Vijay is the founder of ‘Friday Film House’ which is a film production company. He has won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Children’s Film (as Producer) for Phillips and The Monkey Pain.
On this matter, Vijay Babu said during Facebook Live that he is only answerable to his family and close friends on this matter, apart from this he will not answer anyone’s questions.
first published:April 27, 2022, 1:09 p.m.