08 Feb 2023

No clue yet in Kerala film director's kidnapping

Thrissur Aug 7 (IANS) The Peramangalam police probing the kidnapping of Malayalam film director Nishad Hassan are yet to get any clue. Hassan was allegedly abducted on Wednesday morning here.

Speaking to IANS, a police official said they were yet to get any clue but hinted at some issues between the director and a producer of 'Viplavam Jayikkanullathanu'.

According to Hassan's wife, who was also injured in the scuffle to prevent abduction, they were on way to pray for the success of a film, released recently. A car overtook our vehicle and stopped in front of us. Three people, wearing masks, forcefully took him away.

She was speaking to the media at the hospital, where she is undergoing treatment suffered on her neck.

Hassan-directed Malayalam film, 'Viplavam Jayikkanullathanu', released last Friday, has created a record of being the longest uncut movie. The nearly two-hour-long film was made in a single shot.