In an interesting development, producer Antony Perumbavoor visited actor Dileep at the Aluva sub-jail on Tuesday.
Antony arrived at the jail in the afternoon and was inside for around 45 minutes. He met Dileep and spoke to the actor, an accused in the Kochi actress attack case, in detail.
Reports claim that Antony arrived to meet Dileep with a special message from Mohanlal. Antony is a close associate of the veteran actor and produces films under the banner Aashirvad Cinemas.
According to reports, the producer also informed Dileep that he has the full support of the film industry in his legal battle to prove his innocence.
Antony had replaced Dileep as the president of the Film Exhibitors United Organization of Kerala (FEUOK) a few days after the actor's arrest on July 10.
MLA KB Ganesh Kumar, screenwriter Benny P Nayarambalam, actor Sudheer and Georgettan's Pooram producers Arun Gosh and Bijoy Chandran were also among the visitors at the Aluva sub-jail on Tuesday.
The Angamaly magistrate court has allowed Dileep to attend the 'sradham', annual death anniversary rituals, of his father on September 6. The actor can attend the functions being held at his ancestral home and Aluva beach on Wednesday.