Malayalam actress Mythili’s private pictures leaked, ex-lover held

A man named Kiran Kumar was arrested by Kerala police for leaking Malayalam actress Mythili’s private pictures online. Mythili lodged the complaint against Kiran. He was accused of leaking private pictures of the actress. The pictures were taken when the actress in a relationship with Kiran, who is a production executive from Ottappalam.

In her complaint, Mythili said that when she dated Kiran Kumar, she did not know that he was already married. Kiran lied to her about her marriage but when she came to known he started blackmailing her and posted her defamatory photographs on social media. Kiran Kumar wanted to marry her and hidden his first marriage from Mythili.

“Kumar was in a relationship with the actress during 2008. However, she ended the relationship when she came to know he was married,” the reports quoted a police officer as saying.

“Subsequently, Kumar used to visit her shooting locations and residence and create scenes. He demanded Rs 75 lakh and threatened if she failed to give the money he will post sensitive photos he took on social media. As she complained about the matter to the police, he did not upload the photos at the time,” the New Indian Express quoted the officer as saying. 

After she gained popularity, his changed his plan and decided to upload the said pictures. Mythilli’s pictures with the man soon went viral on Whatsapp and Facebook. The actor complained to the police.

“The preliminary inquiry suggests a few persons are also involved in propagating the photographs on social networking sites. They will also be arrested,” said Ernakulam assistant commissioner K Laljy.

The accused has been booked under sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of IPC and 66 (A) of the IT Act, one of the reports said.