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My Daughter Joined a Cult

Season 1
2022TV-MA
Documenting claims made by ex-devotees, My Daughter Joined a Cult follows the life of the controversial and self-styled godman, Swami Nithyananda whilst giving a voice to individuals who were at the epicenter of it all.
Starring
NithyanandaKashyap JaniPritesh Shah
Genres
DocumentaryUnscripted
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. He Took My Daughters
    June 8, 2022
    45min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    A father claims that his daughters are abducted by the ashram, set against the backdrop of an India obsessed with godmen and spirituality. These accusations open up a Pandora’s box of his past alleged crimes and misdeeds.
  2. 2. Crime After Crime?
    June 8, 2022
    48min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    In light of new allegations against the godman in 2012, several other survivors come forward. While battling one controversy after another, Swami Nithyananda tries to take over an important religious organisation in Tamil Nadu.
  3. 3. A Well-Planned Escape?
    June 8, 2022
    48min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As controversies begin to die down, the godman draws immense popularity, riding the internet wave and attracting Westerners. Does this serve as a smokescreen to his bigger plans of forming a Hindu island-nation, Kailasa?

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