A shoe was hurled at actor Tamannaah Bhatia on Sunday during the inauguration of a jewellery showroom in Himayathnagar, Hyderabad. The shoe, however, missed her and hit an employee of the jewellery store, said reports.
The youth who hurled the footwear has been identified as one Karimullah, reportedly claimed that he was Tamannaah's fan, but was frustrated over the roles played by the actress in her recent movies.
The fans and supporters of the actress, who had gathered at the venue to get a glimpse of her, apparently thrashed Karimullah, who was later taken into police custody.
"Actress Tamannaah came to inaugurate a jewelry store in Himayatnagar, when a man in the crowd hurled a shoe at her which didn't hit her. However the person has been taken under custody and a case registered against him," news agency ANI quoted Ravinder, Circle Inspector, Narayanguda police station, as saying.
Tamannaah rose to fame for her performance in the Paiyya in 2010. The actress was also part of blockbusters Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion. She has also acted in Hindi movies.
OneIndia News with PTI inputs