Kannada film actor Raghuveer and 14 others were taken into custody in Mysore on charges of running a prostitution racket in the city.
Raghuveer and two others were produced in a court and remanded to judicial custody. Raghuveer shot to fame with hit film Chaitrada Premanjali.
Two women allegedly involved in the case had been remanded to a rehabilitation centre Shaktidhama, while the others detained were under police custody.
Raghuveer dismissed the allegations leveled against him. He said that it was a conspiracy by his detractors.