Meanwhile, Sreenivasan dismissed the demand as "foolish", stating that he had not made any statement about assistant directors lacking in creativity. "There can not be question of apologising for what I had not said", Sreenivasan added.
The new crisis started in the meeting called to discuss the Dileep-Thulasidas issue. Senior director Siddique walked out from the meeting when general secretary Vinayan made some personal bad comments in the meeting, humiliating all directors of the industry. [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Several directors have resigned already, pointing out that they are unhappy with the disparaging statements by the general secretary. However, the council has announced its support to Vinayan.