»   »   »  Shweta Menon's Kalimannu in trouble!

Shweta Menon's Kalimannu in trouble!

Subscribe to Filmibeat
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS
For Daily Alerts
    Shweta Menon
    Shweta Menon seems to be caught up in the midst of a controversy. Shwetha, who allowed her delivery to be captured live for Blessy's upcoming film Kalimannu is being condemned for commercialising the 'most private affair of a woman' by the Kerala Film Exhibitors.

    The Kerala Fim Exhibitors' Federation recently said that they will boycott the movie if Blessy includes the delivery scene. The debate began when Kerala Speaker G Karthikeyan criticised Shwetha for allowing her delivery to be captured live on camera. Director Blessy was condemned for shooting the delivery for commercial purpose.

    The speaker said that a few years ago, a movie titled The Birth was screened at theatres across Kerala. However, the film was tagged as a medical movie, and so did not face any problem. Since Blessy is promoting the film as a commercial movie, it might have to face the heat since the federation feel that it might have a negative impact on the family audience.

    However, Blessy is not alone since the the Film Employees' Federation of Kerala (FEFKA) is all support for the director. Speaking to the media, B Unnikrishnan, general secretary, FEFKA said, "The controversy is baseless. This is not the first time that a delivery is being canned. Moreover, we don't know how he has visualised it."

    B Unnikrishnan also said that there is a censor board which looks into such matters and besides, certain specific norms are to be followed while portraying women in movies. He added that if the board feels that a particular scene is not worth being showcased in public, he will censor it. He signed off saying, "Blessy is a director with a good track record. Let's just wait for the final output."

    Shweta Menon starrer Kalimannu revolves around the bond shared by a mother and child, right from pregnancy. When asked to speak about the controversy, Shweta Menon refused to say anything saying, "No comments."

    Read more about: Shweta Menon blessy kalimannu

    Get all the buzzing scoop from the world of entertainment - Filmibeat

    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Filmibeat sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Filmibeat website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more