Back in 2010, a video featuring Swami Nithyananda and a popular Tamil actress surfaced. Both of them can be seen in a compromising position in the leaked video.
A number of TV channels in South India played it. At that time, Swami, as well as the actress, maintained that the video had been tampered with. They also demanded the tape to be scrutinized.
Now, the Forensic Science Laboratory in Bangalore has confirmed that the video had not been tampered with. However, Swami Nithyananda said this claim is false.
According to reports, the Central Forensic Lab has also confirmed that the leaked video features Swami Nithyananda and actress Ranjita.
Who is Ranjita
Ranjita’s actual name is Sri Valli. The actress was given her screen name by director P Bharathiraja who launched her in the Tamil film industry in 1992.
She has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films.
Scandals and Controversies
The sex scandal with Nithyanand brought her back to the spotlight. The tape had been telecasted by Sun TV. However, the actress denied being a part of the video.Ranjita continued visiting Swami’s ashram even after the controversy. In 2013, she declared she was going to become a Sanyasin.