Kannada actress Chaitra Kotturu attempts suicide


Kannada Bigg Boss contestant and actress Chaitra Kotturu on Thursday attempted suicide by consuming phenyl at her Kolar residence. Soon after the incident, Kotturu was rushed to a local hospital where her condition is said to be stable.

According to the police, Kotturu recently married Mandya-based businessman Nagarjuna. The actress' marriage was quickly called off after the businessman's family refused to acknowledge their relations.  Nagarjuna also said that he was "forced" to marry her by some groups despite his opposition to the wedding.

Kotturu was a contestant in Bigg Boss Kannada Season 7. She was a scriptwriter for TV serials before entering the show hosted by Kiccha Sudeep. She had also acted in a supporting role in Haripriya's "Soojidaara".