A 29-year-old TV artist working in Telugu serials allegedly committed suicide at his house in Alkapuri Colony in Hyderabad, police said on Wednesday.

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"Pradeep Kumar’s wife and one of his friends saw him hanging from a ceiling fan late last night. They brought him down and took him to a hospital where doctors pronounced him as dead", Narsingi Police Station Inspector P Ramchander Rao said.

“Though the exact reasons behind Pradeep’s extreme step are still not known, the couple had a minor quarrel last night,” the inspector said.

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There are no visible injuries on the body, the police officer said adding only after post-mortem, the cause of death will be determined.

A case has been booked under section 174 of the CrPC and further probe is on.

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