Mumbai: ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ fame popular television actor Karan Mehra, who played the role of an ideal father and a doting husband in the daily soap, gets bail after being arrested over allegations of beating his wife, Nisha Rawal.
Nisha, who is also a TV actor, alleged that her husband Karan thrashed her after a fight last night. The 38-year-old actor was arrested from his Mumbai house over the complaint. However, shortly after his arrest he was granted bail.
The Goregaon Police has filed a case against him under Indian Penal Code sections 336 (endangering human life or the personal safety others), 337 (causing hurt by an act which endangers human life), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (criminal intimidation).
He was asked to record a statement, as per officials.
Nisha, who is also a model and popular TV personality, has appeared in multiple TV commercials, including those for Coca Cola, Sunsilk shampoo, among others. She has also appeared in a few Bollywood movies. They started their careers as models and dated for about six years before their marriage.
The celebrity couple was last seen together in a television dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye’.