Mumbai, April 1: A 24-year-old actor Pratyusha Banerjee famously known for her debut role in Balika Vadhu, today committed suicide at her residence. The actress best known for her lead character role on Anandi on TV show was declared dead in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani Hospital, where she was taken after hanging herself at home.Also Read - After Shivangi Joshi, Mohsin Khan to Enter Balika Vadhu 2?
It is still not clear why the actress took a drastic step in early evening of Friday at around 4 PM. But news about her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh, ditching her and getting engaged is been surfacing around news channels. The actress was seeing Rahul Raj Singh since last couple of years and the news about their engagement was made public in December, when the actress told that she was planning to settle down in 2016. Read Also: (Pratyusha Banerjee dead! Rumours suggest Balika Vadhu actress has committed suicide!) Also Read - Balika Vadhu Spoiler Alert: Anandi Gets The Biggest Shock of Her Life On 18th Birthday | Watch
After the actress committed suicide at her Kandivali residence in Mumbai, the cops there are waiting to question Rahul. A source within the Mumbai police said on the condition of anonymity that, “Rahul is under our radar, we will question him in connection to the suicide case”. Also Read - Bigg Boss 15 Premiere Highlights: Meisha Iyer-Pratik Sehajpal, Vishal-Afsana Get Into Verbal Arguments
In 2013, the actress filed a complaint against her ex-boyfriend Makrand Malhotra for abusing her. Read Also: (Pratyusha Banerjee aka Anandi from Balika Vadhu hangs herself to death: Was she under depression?)
According to a report, the actress was extremely upset for last couple of days when Rahul left her for someone else. The family members of Pratyusha had demanded strict action against the culprit. Meanwhile actress’s body has been shifted to a government hospital where a detail postmortem is awaited. Read Also: (Pratyusha Banerjee dead! Balika Vadhu actress has committed suicide!)
A case of suicidal death has been registered by Mumbai police. Meanwhile cops are waiting to take down statement of victims family members and then a course of action will be decided.