Online classes have started in Kerala in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. However, there were allegations that students with no TV or other facilities were unable to attend classes. A student committed suicide after she was unable to attend an online class. Devika, daughter of Balakrishnan-Sheeba couple from Malappuram. Devika was a ninth standard student of Government Higher Secondary School, Irimbiliyam.
When Devika’s death coincided with complaints, the incident became controversial. Following this, the youth group DYFI TV Challenge was launched. ‘People with multiple TVs will be willing to pay for one. Those who would like to buy a TV should do so.
The first participant in the challenge was film star Manju Warrier. Manju participated in the challenge by donating five TVs. Director B Unnikrishnan has also promised to partner. After the launch of the TV Challenge, many people came forward to donate.
Chathurmukham was the Manju’s next movie ready to release in theatre. But the outbreak of coronavirus, the movie holds to release. The Priest and Lalitham Sundaram movie’s shooting was stopped due to Lockdown. Lalitham Sundaram movie is Manju Warrier’s first production debut which is directer by her brother Madhu Warrier. It was Madhu Warrier’s first directorial debut.