On April 1, fans were shocked after TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee committed suicide. She’s best known for her portrayal of Anandi in the popular TV series, Balika Vadhu, she was found hanging at her Goregaon residence.
Her boyfriend, Rahul Raj Singh, found her body hanging from the ceiling at 5pm after which he rushed her to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
More shocking is that a woman reportedly committed suicide in Raipur because she was upset over the actress’s death.
The 26-year-old woman, Madhu Mahanand – an ardent fan of the Balika Vadhu star – was so traumatized by the news that she took her own life in front of her two-year-old son.
Statements from her close friends and co-actors suggest that the starlet was in an unhappy and abusive relationship with her boyfriend.
The shocking incident took place when Madhu’s husband Nakul was reportedly at work.
The distressed woman then locked herself inside the bedroom, and hung herself from a ceiling fan even as her son looked on. According to the cops, Nakul came home from his office and forced open the door and that’s when he discovered what had happened.