The general body meeting of Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) held on Sunday at a hotel in Kochi saw the presence of superstars. Veteran actor Mohanlal took charge as the president of AMMA at the meeting. Mammootty, who was also present at the meeting, shared a picture from the AMMA that sees Mohanlal, Jayaram and other legend actors of Malayalam cinema bonding over lunch.
Check out the picture below:
Quite a few things were discussed at the meeting. Actor Dileep has been reinstated to the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA). He was expelled last year due to his involvement in an assault case.
Dileep was arrested on July 10, 2017, and after 85 days in jail, he got a conditional bail. In February 2017, a Malayalam actor was abducted and allegedly sexually assaulted when she was traveling to Kochi from Thrissur in her car. The men also allegedly took pictures and videos of the crime. She filed a complaint at the Nedumbassery police station with the help of the director. It took the whole Malayalam film industry in shock actor Dileep was arrested for his alleged involvement in the crime.
New AMMA designators of are: President – Mohanlal, Secretary – Siddique, Vice Secretary – Mukesh, Ganesh Kumar, General Secretary Edavela Babu, Treasurer – Jagadeesh, Executive Members are Indrans, Babu Raj, Asif Ali, Honey Rose, Aju Varghese, Jayasuriya, Rachana Narayanan Kutty, Shweta Menon, Muthumani, Sudhir Karamana, Tini Tom, Unni Shivpal. The AMMA consists of 460 members. This appointment will be in effect from 2018 to 2021.
On the work front, Mohanlal has an interesting line-up of films like Odiyan, Kayamkulam Kochunni. Odiyan will have Mohanlal sport multiple looks ranging from a 25-year-old to a 60-year-old while Kayamkulam Kochunni will have Mohanlal playing a period character.
He will also be seen in Priyadarshan film on Kunjali Marakkar, which is a talk of the town since its inception.