Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Home States Kerala After protests, AMMA meeting dispersed

After protests, AMMA meeting dispersed

The executive committee meeting of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) that was held here on Sunday to discuss, among other things, the producers’ association’s request that actors reduce their rate, had to be dispersed without taking any decision, following protests against holding the meeting at a luxury hotel located in a containment zone.

Leading the protest in front of a hotel here were Congress activists, who were joined by P.M. Naseema, councillor of the Chakkaraparambu division of the Kochi Corporation.

AMMA general secretary Edavela Babu denied reports that the actors’ body had agreed to slash remuneration by up to 50%, as requested by the producers’ association.

“We did not take a decision though it was one of the items in the agenda. No discussion could be held. There was nothing to be urgently discussed and there were only nine actors,” he said.

MACTA denies reports

MACTA chairman Jayaraj said the body did not intervene in work or wage related issues of actors.

The MACTA did not have any role in reports that workers had agreed to slash rate by 50% and daily-wage staff by 25%.

You have reached your limit for free articles this month.

To get full access, please subscribe.

Already have an account ? Sign in

Show Less Plan

Subscription Benefits Include

Today’s Paper

Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day’s newspaper in one easy-to-read list.

Faster pages

Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly.

Unlimited Access

Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations.

Dashboard

A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences.

Personalised recommendations

A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes.

Briefing

We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day.

*Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper ,crossword, iPhone, iPad mobile applications and print. Our plans enhance your reading experience.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

HSE Interview Questions & Answers

What is Safety? The condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury is Called Safety. What is the accident? It is an...

Putham Pudhu Kaalai trailer: Five Tamil filmmakers bring five stories of love in the time of Covid-19

The trailer of Amazon Prime’s upcoming Tamil film Putham Pudhu Kaalai was unveiled on Monday by filmmaker Mani Ratnam and composer A.R Rahman. Tamil...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Set to Launch in India Tomorrow

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is set to launch in India on Tuesday, October 6, the company confirmed to Gadgets 360. The phone debuted globally...