Parvathy Thiruvothu quits AMMA over general secretary's 'can't bring back the dead' remark against ex-member

Parvathy Thiruvothu has also 'strongly demanded' the resignation of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) general secretary Edavela Babu.

FP Staff October 13, 2020 12:08:29 IST
Parvathy Thiruvothu quits AMMA over general secretary's 'can't bring back the dead' remark against ex-member

Malayalam film actress Parvathy Thiruvothu on 12 October resigned from the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) over an alleged remark made in a media interview by its general secretary against a former woman member.

Thiruvothu demanded the resignation of AMMA general secretary Edavela Babu from the association for allegedly making "utterly disgusting and mortifying remarks" against the woman member who had quit the association two years ago.

"His utterly disgusting and mortifying remark comparing a woman member, who had been badly let down by this organisation and consequently left it, to a dead person is beyond correction," the actress said in a Facebook post.

"Mr Babu may believe he just used a metaphor, but it shows his nauseating attitude and I pity him," she said. "I would like to resign from AMMA with immediate effect. Moreover, I strongly demand the resignation of Mr Edavela Babu. I hope other conscientious members will also demand the same, and I will be keenly watching to see who will come forward," she said. "I urge every member to see that it's a hazy bubble of welfare that's wrapped around a core of corrupt morals," Thiruvothu said.

Read the post here

2018 ൽ എന്റെ സുഹൃത്തുക്കൾ A.M.M.A-യിൽ നിന്ന് പിരിഞ്ഞു പോയപ്പോൾ ഞാൻ സംഘടനയിൽ തന്നെ തുടർന്നത് തകർന്നുകൊണ്ടിരിക്കുന്ന...

Posted by Parvathy Thiruvothu on Monday, October 12, 2020

In 2018, she said, when her friends resigned from AMMA, she stayed back thinking at least a few should continue to work within a broken system and help repair it. Thiruvothu said she has abandoned all hope that anything would change within the association after watching AMMA general secretary's TV programme.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

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