Actress accuses 'Oru Adaar Love' director Omar Lulu of rape, case filed

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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A rape case has been registered against famous Malayalam film director Omar Lulu after a woman's complaint. This woman is a young actress who has lodged this complaint with the Kerala Police. Omar Lulu is the same director who directed the famous film 'Oru Adaar Love' in 2019. Priya Prakash Varrier's winking scene in his film went viral. According to news agency 'PTI', an official of Ernakulam Rural Police gave information in this regard on Tuesday. He said that an FIR has been registered against the director on the basis of the woman's complaint. The police have started investigation. The woman making the allegation has described herself as an actress.

The actress had complained to the police commissioner

The police officer said that the woman's complaint has been received by the Kochi City Police Commissioner. After registering an FIR in the matter, the case has been transferred to the Nedumbassery police station under Ernakulam Rural Police. This is because the crime took place in the jurisdiction of this police station.

Omar Lulu may be arrested

The police further said that Omar Lulu has been charged under Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). However, no further information has been given about the case. But it is very possible that after the initial investigation, if the police get concrete evidence, then Omar Lulu can be arrested.

Omar Lulu, 39, made his debut in 2016

Omar Lulu's real name is Omar Abdul Wahab. He is 39 years old. He made his directorial debut in Malayalam films with the film 'Happy Wedding' in 2016. The film covered 100 days at the Kerala box office and earned Rs 13.70 crore. It was one of the biggest Malayalam hits of that year. In 2017, he made 'Chunks', which was a superhit. After this, in 2019, he directed 'Oru Odar Love', whose actress Priya Prakash Varrier became an internet sensation.

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Omar Lulu has also participated in 'Bigg Boss', there was controversy in 2022 as well

Omar Lulu also participated in the Malayalam TV reality show 'Bigg Boss 5' last year. The show is hosted by superstar Mohanlal. Omar was earlier embroiled in controversy in 2022 when the Kerala Excise Department filed a case against him. The case was due to his film 'Nalla Samayam' released the same year. There were allegations that the film promoted drugs like MDMA. Apart from this, the film was also accused of glorifying alcohol consumption.

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