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Kannada actress-producer Radhika Kumaraswamy says she received money from imposter as advance


Kannada actress-producer Radhika Kumaraswamy says she received money from imposter as advance
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Kannada actress-producer Radhika Kumaraswamy says she received money from imposter as advance

Kannada actress and producer Radhika Kumaraswamy on Wednesday denied she had received Rs 1.25 crore from S. Yuvaraj Swamy Yadav. Instead, she claimed she had received Rs 15 lakh from him and Rs 60 lakh from a producer, that too as an advance for a movie by which she was to behave. It is value noting right here, that the Bengaluru police arrested Swamy Yadav, 55, posing as a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionary for allegedly dishonest authorities job aspirants by convincing them of his “strong political connections” on December 17.

Since final week, reviews began showing in a bit of the media alleging that Radhika too was concerned on this rip-off as she had received Rs 1.25 crore from him.

To give credence to those reviews, the police summoned Radhika’s elder brother Raviraj and questioned him for greater than an hour relating to his connections with Swamy Yadav.

In a hurriedly convened press convention, Radhika advised reporters that her household knew Swamy Yadav for the final 17 years and knew him as an “astrologer” by way of her father.

“He had predicted that I would be the mother of a girl child when I was 16 year old, subsequently he also predicted my father’s death which also came true. Similarly there were many incidents that he predicted about our family that turned out to be true. Therefore, our relationship got stronger over a period of 17 years. I was also shocked to hear that he was arrested. Prior to his arrest, he predicted that I would be in trouble till February of this year and what an ironic prediction it turned out to be. I came in trouble only because of him,” she defined.

“He (Swamy Yadav) had discussed with me that he would be producing a movie – Natyarani Shantala (Dancing queen Shantala) – and credited Rs 15 lakh in my account as an advance. Subsequently, another producer of this movie, credited Rs 60 lakh into my account in March 2020. When asked about who was producing the movie, he just stated that his brother-in-law is also partnering with him to produce the movie,” she mentioned.

In her try to distance herself from the controversy, she mentioned that her household had been duped on a number of events and regardless of this her household had by no means tried to defraud anybody. “On numerous counts, we have been defrauded but our family has remained united,” she mentioned and shortly asserted that the household was able to face any consequence.

In response to a query, Radhika mentioned that she was not the one one that fell for his ploys however a number of prime rating VIPs too have fallen for his doubtful character. “How can I know that person who predicted several good things about our family, could do such a thing. I was not aware of any of his deeds. Our connections with him were limited to astrology and films not beyond that,” she mentioned and added shortly that Swamy Yadav was not her relative.

She added that their conversations by no means went past movies and fixing muhruts (auspicious time) to begin any good work. “Almost every day he used to change his Whatsapp DP, in which either he was seen giving a bouquet or being felicitated by some VIP. So, I never suspected him or his intentions at all,” she defined.

She added that her household got here to know him by way of her father about 17 or 18 years in the past and he known as her someday early final yr, when she was in Delhi for work. “I received a call from him and he also met me in Delhi there itself on the pretext of meeting us after my father’s death in 2019. He came to us and met us in Delhi. After this, he asked me whether she was interested in acting in movies, to which I said, she would act if she got a good offer and a script,” she mentioned.

Answering to a query that does she have any settlement to show that the advance was given to her for her function within the film, she reasoned that not all films are agreed upon on the premise of settlement papers. “Sometimes, we (actors) accept offers based on oral agreements as well. This is one such agreement,” she claimed.

She asserted that she will cooperate with the police as and when the police summons her and it’s recognized by now that her brother had already responded to the police summons and confronted an inquiry with out creating any fuss.

In 2010, Radhika had hit the headlines when she declared that she was married to former Karnataka Chief Minister, H. D. Kumaraswamy in 2006 and had a daughter.

It may additionally be recalled that on December 17, based mostly on criticism Bengaluru’s Central Crime Branch arrested a 55-year-old Yuvaraj Swamy Yadav posing as a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionary for allegedly dishonest authorities job aspirants by convincing them of his “strong political connections”.

The CCB sleuths arrested Yuvraj, a resident of Nagarabhavi and seized 100 cheques value Rs 91 crore from his residence.

After his arrest, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Sandeep Patil advised reporters {that a} criticism was filed by an individual who had given Yuvaraj Swamy Rs 1 crore after the accused had promised him a young for a undertaking.

The CCB chief mentioned that Yuvraj had allegedly taken Rs 10 crore from an educationist-turned politician from north Karnataka by promising him to assist procure a ticket to contest the upcoming Belagavi by-elections.

The politician demanded his money again and Yuvraj advised him that he had given the money to completely different folks within the state and central governments and couldn’t return it. The politician filed a criticism by way of a 3rd occasion, who was additionally allegedly duped by Yuvraj.



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