Women in Cinema Collective

Kerala government's meeting with film outfits evoke mixed response, WCC terms it 'disappointing'

The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) termed it as "disappointing" while other movie outfits welcomed the majority of recommendations put forward by the Hema panel.

published on : 4th May 2022

Kerala minister, Women in Cinema Collective at odds over making Hema Commission report public

The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) on Monday denied Minister P Rajeeve's statement that it had requested him not to make the contents of the report public

published on : 2nd May 2022

Women in Cinema Collective slams Malayalam film industry's silence in rape charges on Vijay Babu

Urging the industry associations to break its silence on the matter, the outfit wanted them to suspend the membership of the accused in all film bodies until there is a verdict.

published on : 29th April 2022

Women in Cinema Collective reacts harshly against Vijay Babu

Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) on Wednesday came out harshly against producer-actor Vijay Babu for revealing the name of the survivor who accused him of rape. 

published on : 28th April 2022

Fillip for WCC as Kerala HC directs film production houses to form internal complaints committee

The Bench held that "each film unit in an industry is an establishment and an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) needs to be constituted for that purpose".

published on : 17th March 2022

Enact law based on Hema panel report: Women in Cinema Collective to Kerala govt

However, the chairperson refused to divulge the findings of the committee saying the Justice Hema Committee was not formed as per the Enquiry Commission Act.

published on : 22nd January 2022

No need to publish Justice K Hema Committee report: Kerala Women's Commission chief P Sathidevi

According to the government, the report was not to be made public in order to respect the privacy of the statements given by the women in film industry.

published on : 17th January 2022

Actress Parvathy always welcome to contest in AMMA elections, says Mohanlal

Actor Mohanlal, throughout his interaction with mediapersons at the Ernakulam Press Club, took a cautious stance and reiterated that he really wanted to melt the ice.

published on : 10th July 2018

Nobody in AMMA objected to Dileep's reinstatement, next meeting will discuss WCC's letter: Mohanlal

Mohanlal added that though four members of WCC claimed to have quit from AMMA recently, he could find the resignation letters of only two -- the survivor and Remya Nambeesan.

published on : 9th July 2018

Dileep reinstatement row: 14 actresses say no to joining 'unfair' AMMA

The 14 active members of the recently-formed WCC  took the decision even as superstar Mohanlal, who heads AMMA, said on Saturday that there was no vested interest in taking back Dileep.

published on : 1st July 2018

No vested interest behind decision to reinstate Dileep in AMMA: Mohanlal

The actor said he was pained to read the various criticisms being levelled at AMMA in the past few days.

published on : 1st July 2018

Dileep reinstatement row: AMMA shouldn't turn into collective of male chauvinists, says Brinda Karat

Karat said that the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes' stand has humiliated Kerala, which has emerged as a role model in retaining democratic values and progressive thoughts.

published on : 29th June 2018

Will not return till my name is cleared, Dileep tells AMMA after actresses demand urgent meeting

Dileep's action came after top actresses Revathy Asha Kelunni, Padmapriya Janakiraman and A. Parvathy wrote to Edavela Babu and demanded an emergency executive meeting.

published on : 28th June 2018

Dileep reinstatement row: Mohanlal's stock falls with Kerala Women's Commission

Mohanlal, who leads the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes, came under fire from the Kerala Women's Commission on Thursday over the decision to reinstate accused actor Dileep.

published on : 28th June 2018

Kerala PWD Minister Sudhakaran flays actor Dileep and AMMA

While criticizing Dileep, Sudhakaran said he was 'arrogance personified' and alleged that the Malayalam film industry was under the control of a Kochi-centered lobby.

published on : 28th June 2018

AMMA should reconsider decision to take back Dileep: KPCC president MM Hassan

He called upon the CPI-M leadership to get an explanation from these leaders on how Dileep was taken back after having a case in court against him.

published on : 28th June 2018

Actresses Revathy, Padmapriya, Parvathy slam AMMA for reinstating Dileep, demand urgent meeting

Three actresses today wrote an open letter to General Secretary Edavela Babu seeking an urgent meeting of the top artistes' body AMMA to discuss the controversial reinstatement of actor Dileep.

published on : 28th June 2018

'AMMA's move to reinstate actor Dileep draws flak

Dileep was suspended from the body after he was accused of playing a role in the conspiracy to abduct the young actress in February 2017 when she was on her way to Kochi from her house.

published on : 25th June 2018

Male dominance prominent in Malayalam film industry: Bhavana

Actress Bhavana has said that women in Malayalam cinema do not have the same acceptability as their male counterparts considering how producers market their films for satellite rights.

published on : 11th September 2017