Sushant Singh Rajput to Pratyusha Banerjee to Divya Bharti: 13 most shocking Bollywood suicides
First Published Dec 7, 2020, 12:15 PM IST
Here’s a list of actors who committed suicide, leaving Bollywood shocked!
Sushant Singh Rajput: On June 14, 2020, the Kedarnath star was found hanging in his residence in Bandra. While investigations are on, there is no clarity on why that actor had chosen to end his life.
Kushal Punjabi was found dead in his residence in Pali Hills in Mumbai on December 26, 2019. He was suffering from depression. His property was distributed to his parents and son as stated in his suicide note.
Asif Basra was found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala. The actor was reportedly found hanging at his rented complex in Himachal Pradesh. While the cause of death is not known yet, it is suspected to be a case of suicide.
Pratyusha Banerjee aka ‘Anandi’ from TV show Balika Vadhu, was found dead in her Mumbai apartment on April 1, 2016.
Divya Bharti started her career in 1990 with Telugu films making her debut in Bobbili Raja. She had a head injury after falling off from the 5th floor balcony on April 5, 1993.
Silk Smitha was a south Indian actress who appeared in 450 films, was found dead in her apartment in Chennai on September 23, 1996. She was found hanging from the ceiling.
Jiah Khan, also known as Nafisa Khan, was a British-Indian actress, who appeared in famous Bollywood movies. On June 3, 2013, she was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her own bedroom. After a few days, a six-page long suicide note was found.
Television actor Sameer Sharma, who was known for his acting in serials Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke, Dil Kya Chahta Hai, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, was found hanging at Malad home in Mumbai.
TV actor Susheel Gowda, who has acted in serial Anthapura, died by suicide in his home town Mandya, Karnataka.
Guru Dutt was included among CNN’s 'Top 25 Asian actors of all time'. He had allegedly committed suicide and was found dead on his bed. Rumours say it was his third suicidal attempt. He is said to have mixed alcohol with sleeping pills.
Kunal Singh, who was best known for his role opposite Sonali Bendre in the movie Dil Hi Dil Mein, committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan.
Viveka Babaji a beautiful model rose to fame with her Kamasutra ad. She committed suicide in the year 2010 by hanging herself from the ceiling fan.
TV actress Kuljeet Randhawa committed suicide by hanging herself to the ceiling fan. Her suicide note stated that she could not cope with the pressures of life and therefore was ending her life.
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