Staff Reporter

Bangalore: Budding Kannada film actor Anand was arrested on Friday by Basavanagudi police following a complaint of dowry harassment by his wife, Bharani.

According to the police, Ms. Bharani, an engineering graduate, has complained that her husband and in-laws were harassing her to get money from her parents. Mr. Anand married Ms. Bharani in 2009.

As she was staying with her parents in their house in Jayanagar, she lodged a complaint at the Basavanagudi Women's Police Station.

Mr. Anand has acted in two Kananda films — Nannyedayada Hadu and Manasugala Matu Madhura.