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Actress Vijayalakshmi Attempts Suicide Following Bullying

Kannada actor Vijayalakshmi has been stabilized following a suicide attempt on Sunday, after withstanding harassment and bullying allegedly by followers of the Naam Thamizhar party leader Seeman and Panangattu Padai’s Hari Nadar. Vijayalakshmi is best known for films like Friends and Boss Engira Baskaran. She recently made headlines for speaking against Seeman and the torture she was allegedly facing from the actor-turned-politician and his party.

In the video which was uploaded on Sunday evening, Vijayalakshmi said, “This is my last video and I have been in tremendous stress in the last four months because of Seeman and his partymen. I tried my level best to survive all these days because of my mother and sister, but I have been humiliated in the media by Harinadar recently.”

She added, “I would like to tell fans who are watching the video just because I was born in Karnataka, Seeman has tortured me a lot. As a woman, I have put up with it to my highest capabilities. I won’t be able handle the pressure anymore. I am from the Pillai community, the same community LTTE leader Prabhakaran is part of. Prabhakaran is the only reason Seeman is who he is today, but now he has been harassing me on social media continuously. You slut shamed me to make me feel the pain and it is up to me to decide on what to do after facing such insults from you. I request my fans not to let Seeman get away from this case. He should never get anticipatory bail. My death should be a big eye-opener to everyone. I don’t want to be a slave to anybody.”

After Vijayalakshmi posted the video on Facebook, her sister Usha rushed to her residence and with the help of actor Gayathri Raghuram, they admitted Vijayalakshmi to a private hospital in Adyar. According to Gayathri, Vijayalakshmi’s condition is stable now.

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Source: Indian Express

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