#MeToo: Veteran actor Siddique accused of sexual misconduct by Revathy Sampath
The incident took place during the screening of a film in 2016.
If you think that there are #MeToo cases only in Bollywood, then you are wrong. It also exists in the South film industry. In fact, a lot of #MeToo stories have cropped up in the Malayalam film industry. Now, veteran actor Siddique’s name has come up in the list of MeToo accused. Malayalam actress Revathy Sampath sharing her ordeal said that she was harassed by Siddiqui during the screening of a film in 2016. Post this incident, the actress went into depression.
Revathy shared a video on her Facebook page where Siddiqui was seen talking against the WCC (Women in Cinema Collective) movement. Sharing the video of the press conference, the actress wrote, “After watching this video again &again,i couldn’t even able to resist myself anymore!!! This Actor Siddique tried to sexually misbehave with me on 2016 in a preview of “Sukhamayirikate” movie at Nila theatre ,Trivandrum..!!His verbal sexual offerings made me morally down at the age of 21…i still remember the trauma he made to me!!”
She further wrote, “He is having a daughter i guess..!! Is she safe in his hands,i wonder?? What will you do if the same thing happens with your daughter,Mr.Siddique? How can a man like him can point fingers against a prestigious &privileged collective WCC are you deserved yourself Mr.Siddhique??,think yourself!! Ulupp undo?? Shame on these masks layered, self called gentlemen out there in the film industry..!!”
Here’s the video below.
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