Niveditha, formerly known and credited as Smitha, is a sandalwood film actress, who predominantly appears in Kannada films.
She attracted notable attention with her performance in the film ‘Avva’ that fetched her the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Niveditha, who was recently holidaying in Goa after the shoot of ‘Shuddhi’ , has been sexually harassed by a group of hooligans, while she was taking a beach side stroll.
The actress, who is known for performance oriented roles, is seen in the upcoming movie Shuddhi.
The incident happened when she decided to stay in Goa alone for two days, before meeting her boyfriend.
Some guys started passing lewd remarks on her, when the situation was about to get out of control, a hotel supplier came to her rescue and escorted to the hotel.