Malayalam Actor Vijay Babu booked for sexual assault; Here's what he said

New Delhi: 

Malayalam actor and producer Vijay Babu has been booked for an alleged sexual assault by Kerala Police. Ernakulam South Police has registered the case on a woman’s complaint. The complaint was received on April 22 and the complainant alleged that she has been sexually assaulted by Vijay Babu in a flat in Kochi, Police said. The offence was repeated by the accused more than once, she alleged in the complaint.

The complaint said Babu committed the offence on the pretext of offering the victims roles in movies. The complainant is a native of Kozhikode district. However, Police have not questioned or arrested Vijay Babu yet.

The actor has denied the allegations against him in a Facebook live.  According to a report in the publication Onmanorama, the actor said that he is the real victim and will file a defamation case. He also said that he is willing to face the consequences after revealing the name of the complainant.

Vijay Babu said that he is ‘answerable only to my wife, mother, sister and friends’. While he admitted that he knows the complainant, he denied having any conversation with her between 2018 and 2021. He also claimed to have over 400 screenshots of their conversations.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Vijay Babu founded the production company Friday Film house. He also won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Children’s Film, as the producer, for ‘Philips and The Monkey Pen’.


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