The Indian television industry is in a state of shock after Pratyusha Banerjee committed suicide on Friday, April 1. The Balika Vadhu actress’s decision to end her life has left her parents, friends and fans devastated, even as the police is investigating a murder angle to it. The talented young actress, who made us all fall in love with her portrayal of the grown-up Anandi in the acclaimed serial Balika Vadhu, passed away after she hanged herself at her Mumbai apartment. Born on August 10, 1991, Jamshedpur, the 24-year-old bubbly and cute actress had impressed us all over again with her dancing skills in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 and with her actual personality in Bigg Boss 7. As we all mourn her loss, here are five things you probably did not know about Pratyusha Banerjee! (ALSO READ: Pratyusha Banerjee dead! Balika Vadhu actress has committed suicide) Also Read - Avika Gor's Weight Loss Transformation Journey Includes no 'Vada Pav, French Fries' But Lots of Positivity - Read Inspiring Posts
1. Her troubled experiences Also Read - Anup Soni Comes Forward to Help Balika Vadhu Director Ram Vriksha Gaur Who is Selling Vegetables
The actress came forward and spoke about a molestation experience earlier in January. She said that the incident took place when a few men dressed as cops raised her Mumbai apartment. Also Read - Balika Vadhu Director Ram Vriksha Gaur Sells Vegetables in UP's Azamgarh And Has no Regrets
2. Her easy influences
The actress gained quite some recognition for being easily dragged into the politics of the house during her time in Bigg Boss 7. Her immaturity, which came out in the show, also brought out her young age and made her a vulnerable target on the show.
3. The dancing shoes
The talented actress had incredible dancing skills. She took us all by surprise her stunning dancing skills in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 with her choreographer partner Deepak. The actress has continued to showcase her dancing skills at various award shows.
4. The rumoured fraud
The actress had a bad experience after her celebrations last year when the hotel which hosted her birthday bash filed a fraud case against her for failing to settle the bills. This garnered quite some media attention, however, the actress denied these claims.
5. The Power Couple
The actress had been in a long-term relationship with fiancé Rahul Raj Singh. The couple also participated in the reality show Power Couple hosted by Malaika Arora Khan and Arbaaz Khan. Pratyusha and Rahul had revealed their plans to get married just after their elimination from Power Couple and had invited all the fellow contestants for their wedding. (ALSO READ: Pratyusha Banerjee is all set to marry actor-producer Rahul Raj Singh!)