Salim Kumar had alleged that he was excluded from the list of 24 award-winners to be invited for the inaugural ceremony due to political reasons.
The open declaration of the affinity towards Congress by the actors and other celebrities during the run-up to the upcoming assembly polls must be a part of the Congress's perception building exercise.
Salim Kumar said he was not invited to the function, to be held in Kochi on Tuesday, as he is a Congress supporter.
He and his wife Sunitha have two sons, Chandu and Aaromal.
Actor Salim Kumar's gender-face-swap idea seem to have attracted many netizens.
The actor urged people to do away with their political affiliations for now and stay united for the common cause.
The poet was subjected to a ruthless trial by the netizens for ignoring his brother who is diagnosed with cancer and is mentally unstable.