Actress Shantini files sexual abuse complaint against ex AIADMK Minister Manikandan

‘Nadodigal’ Actress Shantini has lodged a complaint with shocking allegations on former ADMK Minister Manikandan of living together for more than five years and refusing to marry her later on. She also stated that he made her pregnant and then forced abort several times and is now threatening to killer by hiring assassins and also leaking their private photos if she does not remain silent.

Manikandan during the previous ADMK government was one of the 18 MLA’s to align with TTV Dinakaran who turned against the then Chief Minister Edappadi Pazhaniswamy and lost his ministerial posting.

Shantini a Malaysian citizen apart from ‘Nadodigal’ has also acted in ‘Vaagai Sooda Vaa’ and is currently a part of the upcoming movie ‘PUBG’ starring Aishwarya Dutta and Julie of Bigg Boss fame.

The actress has reportedly submitted photographs and other proofs of her relationship with Manikandan and also for the threats he allegedly made.

Minister Manikandan who is also a Doctor, approached Shanthini to do business, according to her statement. “The business dealing became a friendship and it turned out to be a relationship. He who said that he is not getting good care from her wife, wanted to marry me. I believed him and started proceeding the relationship. “He asked me some time to marry me and I traveled with him everywhere, including his political journeys” she said to the media.

During this period, he started abusing me physically. I wanted to have a baby with him but he forced me to do abortion. He also used to give me many tablets to prevent me from getting pregnant” she said. “He also used to threaten me saying that he could even kill me as he belongs to the ruling party. He also threatened my parents and we have evidence for it. Shantini in her statement.

Shanthini further says that the threat Manikandan made by having her pictures made her to register the complaint. She produced the WhatsApp chat screenshots of the messages sent by the former minister to her. The messages show Manikandan threatening Shanthini by sending private pictures of her which were captured without her knowledge. Even since the news broke out, users of social media platforms have been reacting to it in various ways.