Hyderabad: Nagesh Yadav, one of the lead actors in Telugu movie 'Pakka Plan' has been arrested by Jubilee Hills police for dumping his co-star in the movie after impregnating her on promise of marriage.

A complaint was filed by Nagarani, who acted against Nagesh in the movie, stating that he promised to marry her and they lived together for over a year. When she got pregnant twice earlier, Nagesh forced her to get aborted, she alleged.

The police gave counseling to Nagesh after the arrest and tried to convince him to marry Nagarani

The accused was picked from his native town in Karnataka.

She told police that she fell in love with him on the sets of the movie during the shooting. They lived together at a rented house in Madhapur. However, when Nagarani insisted on getting married, the actor started avoiding her.

The police gave counseling to Nagesh after the arrest and tried to convince him to marry Nagarani. However, Nagesh was adamant and did not want to marry her. The actor is now cooling his heels behind the bars at Chachalguda jail.