Mangaluru: The Drug war declared by Karnataka police has now come across a fact that the Dance India Dance fame and actor Kishore Aman Shetty had once possessed 50 MDMA tablets.

Mangaluru in Dakshina Kannada which is said to be a 'cultural', 'decent' and 'tolerant' place, is now making news as a drug den. 

The Central Crime Branch officials attached to Mangaluru Commissionerate arrested Kishore and found drugs worth Rs 1 lakh with him.

Kishore is said to be from a poor family and was brought up with struggles. He found passion in dancing and managed to make a strong foothold in Dance India Dance reality show and from there he acted in Prabhudeva's ABCD film.

The cops said, after finding success, Kishore became a star and was known to host drug parties and also planned to invite over 15 girls for a drug party.

Cops also said that he was very close to a Television anchor and actress. However, Shetty reportedly claimed that the actress has no role to play in the drug scandal.