Director Sreekumar Menon Out On Bail After Allegedly Threatening Actor Manju Warrier

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Sreekumar Menon got arrested following the complaint filed against him by actor Manju Warrier. The director was bailed out the same day and revealed his side.

Written By Anushka Pathania | Mumbai | Updated On:
Sreekumar Menon

Manju Warrier is an Indian Film Actor who is popular across Malayalam cinema. The actor is often called the ‘lady superstar’ of Malayalam cinema as she has appeared as the leading star in many Malayalam movies. She has won many accolades including best actor awards for several movies.

Did actor Manju get director Sreekumar arrested?

The actor, in the month of October, had allegedly launched a legal complaint against Malayalam filmmaker and director Sreekumar Menon accusing him of defaming her and sending her threats to her life. Later, she sent a letter to the Film Employees Federation Of Kerala (FEFKA) about her police complaint against Sreekumar Menon and sought the Federation's support.

On 5th December, the filmmaker-director, Sreekumar was reportedly arrested by Kerala police, with whom the complaint had been filed, but he was later released on bail with two guarantors. The police had digital proof against him and handed over the complaint to a special cell for preliminary investigation.

Sreekumar Menon is a well-known director in Malayalam cinema. He had recently worked with the actor, Manju Warrier, in a movie Odiyan. Apart from that, he had directed her in several ad films over the years.

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Menon revealed some details:

After getting bailed out, Sreekumar took to Facebook and wrote how his good intentions were misinterpreted and made him look like the bad guy. In the Facebook post, he mentioned how he had always helped the actor and, in the course of doing so, lost many friends and made many enemies just for the sake of his friendship with her. The post revealed how his friends later turned enemies and became loyal towards the actor and remained his enemies. Sreekumar also wrote that Manju forgot all the favours and help she received from him in a jiffy and that he was always a good friend to her. 

On the work front:

After making her Tamil debut opposite Dhanush in the film Asuran, Manju Warrier is set to be seen in her next Tamil movie, Kayattam. Kayattam is a Sanal Kumar Sasidharan movie, which will release this year. 

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