“Balika Vadhu” fame Pratyusha Banerjee has committed suicide last night by hanging herself at her Mumbai residence. The starlet was just 24 years, it is believed that she was depressed because of some ongoing problems in her relationship.
Pratyusha was rushed to the hospital, however doctors could’t save her and she was reported dead. She was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her home in Goregaon area of Mumbai. Police has been investigating the fact that why she took this drastic step to end her life at such a young age. No suicide note has been found at her premises yet. The news of her death has been confirmed first by Kamya Punjabi, Pratyusha’s close friend. Her former co-star Sidharth Shukla reveals, “I also just heard the news and I am shocked,” adding, “This is indeed very sad and depressing”. It is believed that Pratyusha was extremely depressed over her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh, who was due to marry her soon.
Pratyusha was best known for her most memorable role in drama series “Balika Vadhu”, where she played Anandi Shivraj Shekhar from 2010 to 2013. She then appeared on “Bigg Boss 7” and in 2014 she appeared on the Indian drama “Hum Hain Na”.