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Who is Pavithra Gowda, arrested in Kannada Star Darshan murder case

As per her Instagram bio, Pavithra Gowda is also a model and artist.

New Dellhi:

Kannada actor Darshan Thoogudeepa was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murder of a man whose body was found in Bengaluru. The actor’s associate and girlfriend Pavithra Gowda was also arrested as one of the prime accused in the case.

Who is Pavithra Gowda?

Pavithra Gowda is a Kannada actor who has worked in both films and television. She acted in Chatrigalu Saar Chatrigalu, Agamya and Preethi Kithabu.

She made her film debut in 2016 with the film 54321.

According to her Instagram bio, she is also a model and artist.

Ms. Gowda is also a fashion designer and runs the Red Carpet Studio 777 boutique, specializing in traditional sarees and costumes.

The actress caused a stir on social media earlier this year when she shared a video of herself and Darshan on Instagram, celebrating what she called “10 years of our relationship.” Darshan has been married to Vijay Lakshmi for over 20 years.

Pavithra Gowda’s connection with Renuka Swamy’s murder

The body of 33-year-old Renuka Swamy, a resident of Chitradurga, was found in a drain near Sumanahalli Bridge in Bengaluru. A food delivery person who noticed the dogs biting the body called the police.

According to police sources, Renuka Swamy posted offensive comments on Pavithra’s social media account, accusing her of causing a rift between Darshan and his wife. He allegedly used “inappropriate language” and harassed her. These interactions are considered potential causes of murder.

Thirteen people were arrested, including Darshan and Pavithra Gowda.