Arjun Bhardwaj, a 24-year-old student jumped to his death from the 19th floor of Taj Lands End hotel in Bandra, Mumbai. Before committing suicide, Arjun Bhardwaj posted a bizarre and macabre live video on his Facebook account! Arjun Bhardwaj live-streamed the suicide video on Facebook and also shared a picture with the caption “View to Die for”. According to his bio on his Facebook account, Arjun Bhardwaj worked as a Research Analyst at Onionfans and was said to be keenly interested in the subject of death and mortality. Arjun Bhardwaj hailed from Bengaluru and had studied at the Narsee Monjee (NM) college in Mumbai. Before he jumped to death, Arjun Bhardwaj posted a one-minute, 44-second tutorial on Facebook titled How to Suicide, which since then has been taken down but is available on YouTube.
Arjun Bharadwaj in pictures just before he leaped to death is seen drinking wine and smoking a cigarette. Mumbai Mirror reports that police officers investigating the case have found several notes from the room occupied by Arjun Bhardwaj that cited reasons that prompted him to take the extreme step. At the end of the video, he is seen breaking the glass windows of the hotel room and jumping off the building. Reports say Arjun Bhardwaj had checked into the Taj Lands End Hotel at 3 am and had submitted all the identity proofs and documents at the reception. Before jumping from the hotel room from the 19th floor, he shared a step-by-step guide to commit suicide on Facebook Live, where he was seen drinking and smoking, enjoying the view of the rising sun and eating bacon pasta before breaking the window and leaping to his death. Arjun Bhardwaj appears calm and composed in the video with no trace of stress or anxiety. In his ‘guide’, he says that you need to “write notes to people” before you commit suicide “because you just can’t leave as is”. He goes on to say that you should get drunk or “do whatever you want”. Bigg Boss 4 Kannada winner Pratham attempts suicide Live on Facebook! After Arjun Bharadwaj, another suicide live stream!
The video Arjun Bhardwaj shared is not pleasing; it will make you squirm and feel bad about the futility of life and hence we would like to issue a statutory warning that you should watch the graphic video at your own risk here! Also, please don’t let children watch it.
Arjun Bhardwaj was rushed to the Leelavati Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai, but was declared dead on arrival. The police found a note in which he had apologised to his parents for his act and said his drug-induced depression drove him to suicide. He also mentioned that he will miss his friends.