Kochi: FEFKA directors’ union has approached the Supreme Court against the order of Competition Commission of India and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal which lifted the ban on director Vinayan.
Lifting the ban on director Vinayan, the commission and Tribunal also imposed fine on the Malayalam film organizations.
In 2017, the Competition Commission of India had imposed fines of Rs 4,00,065 on A.M.M.A, Rs 85,594 on FEFKA, Rs 3,86,354 on FEFKA Directors’ Union and Rs 56,661 on Production Executive Union after considering Vinayan’s complaint. Later, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal also upheld this fine. In the complaint before the apex court, the FEFKA Directors’ union also questioned this fine.
FEFKA directors’ union argued that the Competition Commission of India issued the order without considering evidence against the director.
At the same time, A.M.M.A did not file an appeal before SC against the commission’s order. It is hinted that A.M.M.A plans to avoid legal proceedings by paying Rs 4 lakhs to Vinayan.
The beginning of the dispute between film organisations and Vinayan started when Dileep withdrew from director Thulasidas’ film.s the controversy escalated, Vinayan took legal action alleging that the organizations forcibly withdrew actors and technicians from collaborating with his films.
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