Dileep informed, requested to rescue Manju and team stranded in HP: Hibi Edan
Member of Parliament from Ernakulam Hibi Eden on a Facebook post wrote that he has requested Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance and Himachal Pradesh MP to rescue actress Manju Warrier and team who were stranded in Chatru in Himachal Pradesh in the floods that hit the state.
Hibi Eden further wrote that he came to know about the incident after actor Dileep informed him. Dileep also requested the MP to take necessary steps to rescue Manju and the movie crew.
Actress Manju Warrier and the movie crew have been rescued. The film crew of 30 persons were shifted to a safe area in Manali from Chatru. They have been provided food and other necessary materials, Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur informed union minister V Muraleedharan.
Manju and team arrived in Chatru, 100 kms from Manali, three weeks ago for shooting of Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s new movie ‘Kayattam’. The team had been staying there for the past three weeks.
The area was isolated after roads, internet and communication facilities to here were damaged in the heavy rains and landslides.
By night 9 pm on Monday, Manju had contacted her brother Madhu Warrier via satellite phone seeking help. Communication with the team has been lost after Monday’s heavy rains.
It is reported that some tourists are also stranded here along with the movie crew. The film crew had only food supplies for two days.
Madhu contacted union minister V Muraleedharan seeking help. The minister had contacted Himachal Pradesh chief minister and sought immediate help.