Mary, the television anchor turned actress, has been criticized
by the audience and media, for calling Jayaram 'aged actor'. Recently,
producers of the upcoming flick Aadupuliyattam revealed that
Jewel rejected the movie stating that Jayaram is an aged actor.
In a recent interview, Jewel Mary had opened up that she was
unsatisfied with the script of Aadupuliyattam and rejected
the movie due to the same. But the producers of the movie
immediately retaliated to her comments and revealed the actual
According to the producers Haseeb Haneef and Noushad Alathur,
they approached Jewel Mary to play the female lead in
Aadupuliyattam, as they have earlier associated with the
actress in her debut movie, Mammootty starrer Utopiayile
Rajavu directed by Kamal.
But Jewel made it clear that she is not interested in pairing up
with an aged actor like Jayaram, who has no market value. The
actress also asked the producers to replace Jayaram with Fahadh
Faasil, if they want her as the heroine.
The team points out that the movie stars popular actors like
Om Puri and
Krishnan in the pivotal roles. So a relatively newcomer like
Jewel is not eligible to evaluate the story. The banner has also
decided not to cast Jewel in their future projects.
However, Jewel Mary's comments on a senior actor like Jayaram is
extremely shocking and disrespectful. We would like to remind the
actress, that low phases are quite natural in the film industry. We
hope that Jewel will soon realise her mistake and mend her