Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Malayalam film director Omar Lulu faces rape charges, police launch probe

~ Seems Malayalam filmmaker Omar Lulu who recently revealed his new film's title as Bad Boyz with actors Rahman and Dhyan Sreenivasan, has taken the title of his film a bit too seriously  ~

Kerala police have registered a rape case against Malayalam film director Omar Lulu based on a complaint filed by a woman. An officer of the Ernakulam Rural police said on Tuesday that an investigation has been launched after registering an FIR against the director based on the complaint of the woman, reportedly a young actor.

He said the complaint was received by the Kochi City police commissioner, and after the FIR was lodged, the case was transferred to the Nedumbassery police station under the Ernakulam rural police, as the crime was committed under its jurisdiction.

Lulu has been charged under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 376 (Punishment for rape), the official said. The police refused to disclose further details of the case. Lulu has not reacted to the developments.

Omar Lulu was recently in the news for dropping a new poster and revealing the title for his new film, with actors Rahman and Dhyan Sreenivasan, the shooting of which is currently in progress. With story and direction by Omar, the makers have announced the film's title as Bad Boyz.

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