Actress Nikhita banned by Kannada industry

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Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Actress Nikhita banned by Kannada industry

What mistake have I committed to endure such a harsh punishment, asks multilingual actress Nikitha, who has been banned by the Kannada Producers' Association (KPA) for three years for allegedly creating trouble in her co-star Darshan's married life.

Darshan's wife Vijayalakshmi filed a police complaint alleging that her actor husband assaulted her and threatened her and their young child with his licensed revolver. The actor was arrested Friday. In her complaint she blamed Nikitha for the problem in her marital life.

Nikhita says "I heard the news about KPA banning me for three years. Just this morning I came to Mumbai from New Delhi after completing a modeling assignment,"

"I got a phone call a known media person from Bangalore that a decision has been taken by the association to ban me. I think this has been the most hurting decision. What mistake have I committed to undergo such harsh punishments?"

The actress says the decision has not only spoiled her image, "it will also cast aspersions on my professional and public conduct. The producers have called me to hear my version. I am an artist in the Kannada film industry and I have acted with all top artists. Have they received any complaint about me from any artists or producer."

Nikitha will also speak to Vijayalakshmi and ask her why she mentioned her name in the police complaint.

However the ban does not apply to the two ongoing films of Nikitha including "Krantiveera Sangolli Raayanna", in which she is paired with Darshan.

But the incident has put many Kannada film producers in trouble, said Soorappa Babu.

Munirathna, president of KPA, said the decision pertains to the producers association and it does not relate to the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce.

"Since Vijayalakshmi has given a complaint naming the actress responsible for the storm in her marital life, we have taken a decision to ban the actress for three years," he said adding that the association has not spoken to Nikitha in this regard.

Nikhitha was last seen in Saroja while her next project in Tamil Muran is going to release on September 23rd

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