The Central Crime Branch, attached to the Chennai police has busted a high-profile prostitution racket and arrested an actress named Sangeetha, who is popular for her TV serial Vani Rani which features Radikaa Sarathkumar. The raids were conducted at a private resort in Chennai. According to the police report, actress Sangeetha runs flesh trade at a private resort at Panayur in Chennai and number of young actresses are also indulged in prostitution in the resort.
After getting the news about prostitution happening in the resort, the police raided and caught Sangeetha who was the head of this whole network and few other actresses. Another person named Suresh is also said to have been arrested along with Sangeetha.
Sangeetha is a well known face for Tamil audiences. The actress has been the part of few Television shows like Aval, Chellamey Annakodiyum Aindhu Pengalum and Sabitha Allies Sabapathi. Not only Television show, Sangeetha has also acted in few movies including Karuppu Roja and Tamilsevanum Thaniyar Anjalum. She has also worked as a character artiste in several movies. In Vani Rani, Sangeetha essays the role of Sundari Kaaliappan.
It has come out that few women from different states, especially from North India, have been rescued and sent to rehabilitation centre in the city. The police produced Sangeetha and Suresh before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Egmore and the two were reportedly sent to jail.
Few actresses in the film industry can go to any extent for their lavish lifestyle and designer clothes. During their struggle period, few of them make dirty compromises to grab a big role in films and even when they make a name for themselves in the industry, they have to go through many challenges. When their career takes a back seat, they do indecent things to survive. There have been many actresses in industry who have opted for prostitution in order to survive.
This is not the first time that actresses have been arrested on charges of prostitution. Shweta Prasad Basu, Sherlyn Chopra, Mishti Mukherjee, Yumna, Bhuvaneswari, Telugu actress Saira Banu, Tamil actress Aish Ansari, Divya Sri have been arrested for being involved in prostitution racket.