The actor-director hit back at the delegates who booed him by saying he was a former students' leader with SFI.
Meanwhile, Kerala State Chalachitra Academy chairman Ranjith clarified they did not file a complaint with the police against the protesters.
The film unfolds against the backdrop of Kannur’s political strife. Asif Ali and Roshan Mathew are playing dedicated communist party workers
It turns out to be an edge-of-seat affair as the plot progresses with sinful revenge, attacks, and counters.
Kunjila also questioned Ranjith's politics in dragging the Women in Cinema Collective into the controversy
Leena Manimekalai has alleged that the Academy chaired by director Ranjith was practicing systemic nepotism
The Chalachitra Academy chairperson has claimed such 'small-scale dramas' won't dampen the film festival.
She was protesting the omission of her film 'Asanghadithar' from the festival that was inaugurated in Kozhikode on Saturday.
The movie also went on to win the national award for the Best Film on Other Social Issues and reportedly was exempted from the entertainment tax because of the subject.
Any movie that was rejected by the primary jury could be recalled if four members of the final jury demanded it in writing.