News Reading Practice #4

(100 Day Challenge)


The Hindu Bureau KOCHI

Trade bodies in the Malayalam film industry have decided to cooperate with actors Shane Nigam and Sreenath Bhasi after they agreed not to create problems at shooting locations and to refrain from causing hindrances in the smooth completion of their movies.

Various organisations, including the Kerala Film Producers' Association (KFPA), Film Employees Federation of Kerala (FEFKA) and Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) had decided in April not to cooperate with them following allegations of professional misconduct and non-cooperation with some of the producers.

B. Rakesh, secretary, KFPA, said here on Wednesday that Mr. Bhasi has submitted a letter tendering an apology for the difficulties caused to the producers of two of his movies and agreed to return the advance amount collected from them. Mr. Nigam has agreed not to demand additional remuneration for one of his movies. He also agreed to complete the dubbing of the movie Qurbani which got delayed owing to his non-cooperation, said Mr. Rakesh. The KFPA tightened its position against Mr. Bhasi after two producers submitted a complaint alleging that the actor did not join their movies despite taking advance remuneration. He had allegedly given the same date for the producers.


Reprieve - ശിക്ഷ നിറുത്തിവെക്കല്‍

Refrain (from) - ചെയ്യാതിരിക്കുകവിട്ടുനില്‍ക്കുക

Hindrance - തടസ്സംവിഘ്‌നം

Allegation - ആരോപണം

Misconduct - ദുഷ്‌പെരുമാറ്റം

Non-cooperation - നിസ്സഹകരണം.

Tendering apology - മാപ്പപേക്ഷിച്ചുകൊണ്ട്.

Remuneration - പ്രതിഫലംവേതനം.

Owing to - കാരണത്താല്‍

Tighten - മുറുക്കുക