Actor Dileep, the 'janapriyanayakan' of Malayalam cinema, who was arrested in connection with the actress abduction case, has been finally granted bail.
The actor met his family members at his ancestral house in Aluva on October 3rd evening after 85 days. His mother Sarojam, wife Kavya Madhavan, and daughter Meenakshi along with some relatives and friends welcomed him.
The Kerala High Court granted bail to Dileep under some strict conditions. This was the actor's fifth bail plea, and the third one with the High Court of Kerala.
Hundreds of Dileep fans and supporters had assembled outside the house after news spread that the actor got bail. They burst into cheers and celebrations when Dileep arrived there in his brother Anoop's car.
As the time passed by, the crowd outside Dileep's house continued to grow in strength and the celebrations lasted till late night. Dileep's friends and well-wishers from the film industry were seen hugging and clicking selfies with the star.
While meeting director Nadhirshah, who is also Dileep's best friend, the actor got emotional. Dileep hugged him for long. Both spent some quality time together and were seen extremely happy in each others company. Nadhirshah was one of the persons who supported Dileep in his dark days. The director was also questioned by police in the actress abduction case by police.
Dileep and Nadhirshah's new pictures went viral on various social networking platforms. The pictures are proof of duo's bonding and love for each other, an example of a perfect friendship.
Actor Siddique, Ramaleela director Arun Gopy, actor Dharmajan Bolgatty, etc., visited Dileep in his residence.
During his bail, Dileep will not be able to leave the country, he had to deposit a bail bond of Rs 1 lakh and two solvent sureties for the like amount besides appear before investigating officers as and when required, the court said.
In the event of Dileep violating any of the conditions of his bail, the court said it shall be open to the magistrate to take steps in that regard, including cancellation of bail after notice.