The bad news first — Mamta Mukund Kulkarni has done the vanishing act again.
The former Bollywood sex siren Bollywood is busy deleting her footprints online that she had so meticulously created to interact with her ‘fans’.
They no longer exist.
Mamta, who hid herself from the media spotlight for 14 years, seems set to go into hibernation all over again.
Before we go into why she is erasing her online footprints, a short recap about how we found her and what happened thereafter.
Yes, we found her first!
I then went ahead and established contact with her. She finally relented and gave an interview to me after 14 years! The second part of the interview was so explosive that we had to edit out large portions of it because of the potentially damaging content. I still have the original copy of the interview which many prominent journalists have requested me to share with them. I have refrained from doing so that till date.
She also shared a lot of details about Vicky Goswami, her beau, who was jailed in Dubai for possessing and manufacturing drugs. She told me categorically in the interview that she is in a relationship with Goswami, though she didn’t clarify on whether she was married to him or not.
She then declared on her blog that she won’t ever give an interview again.
Mamta Kulkarni: Now, in her Yogini avatar (left) and then as a Bollywood pin-up girl (right)
I was then contacted by ‘somebody’ from Johannesburg who wanted me to share the details of Vicky Goswami that I had got through Mamta. I anticipated that the person who contacted me had close links with the South African police.
After a point, I was pretty sure that the Johannesburg police were hot on the trails of Vicky Goswami because of a sensational crime that remains unsolved to this day. I was also sent a photograph of Vicky Goswami (right) that is there in the police files of Johannesburg.
I was told that the only link to Vicky was Mamta and fortunately for the police, she had herself chosen to come online and make herself visible to her ‘fans’. I also had enough reasons to believe that a South African investigative journalist was very close to tracing the actual location of Vicky Goswami.
However, Mamta stopped interacting with me from her personal email account, but I continued keeping a tab on her on her. I followed her online through her blog, her Twitter handle and her Facebook page.
…And then she dissapeared again
The photo of Vicky Goswami that I received from my source in South Africa. Mamta Kulkarni denied that the person in the photograph is Vicky Goswami.
Last time I checked, there were reports that the producers of Bigg Boss had approached Mamta to take part in Bigg Boss Season 7 and subsequent reports confirmed that she had refused the offer saying that her life was “too explosive” for the reality show.
Another report also speculated that the Interpol was looking for her to interrogate her regarding her relationship with the former drug baron and his current whereabouts.
If I am right about the developments that were happening on Mamta’s side, then her beau Vicky was increasingly becoming uneasy with the spotlight on Mamta since both of them are still living together.
Mamta’s Twitter handle and some of the people that she was following on Twitter clearly gave out her location and using that data, sleuths had already zeroed in on her location (which was Nairobi in Kenya).
It was an easy job because at one point of time she was following only two people and both of them were entrepreneurs (one of them had an event management business) based out of Kenya. Mamta too used to be into the event management business when she was in Dubai.
The Bigg Boss7 invitation seemed to be the last nail in the coffin and Mamta decided to vanish from the social networking sites all over again.
She has now deleted both her blogs and her twitter account.
Though the Facebook page is active, she seems to have considerably reduced her activity there. A few settings on her page have also been changed to ensure that nobody can trace her location from her profile page. Her other settings pertaining to her location (like photo tags, privacy settings) have been thoroughly reworked.
So, just as some people were getting closer to where she is, Mamta has undertaken another vanvaas.
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