Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame Karan Mehra was arrested earlier this week over the allegations of physically abusing his wife Nisha Rawal, India Today has reported. The actor was later released from the Jail.

Nisha, in her interaction with the Indian media accused husband of having an extramarital affair and also alleged him of domestic violence adding, “We have been together for 14 years. Many things happened in these years but no one came to know about anything.”

“Karan has been having an affair with another girl, which I didn’t know about. When I came to know about it, he accepted that he has another girl in his life. I asked if he has physical relation, if it’s a serious affair or an emotional one. He said ‘I love that girl. I have been having physical affair with her”, added Nisha.


Nisha’s friend Rohit Verma shared pictures of her head injury on Instagram along with a long note, while extending his support for Nisha.

Meanwhile, reacting to the allegations made by wife Nisha, Karan said, “All these allegations are bound to come up and I will be linked with many people. These stories are baseless. I haven’t cheated on her and I am not having an extramarital affair,” in his statement to Hindustan Times.

The actor added: “Nisha has mood swings and violent anger streak. She would throw stuff and hit herself and others. Five-six years ago, she was diagnosed as bipolar. People, including our friends and relatives, have seen her behaviour in public and I couldn’t take it anymore.