Shocking: Pratyusha Banerjee Commits Suicide
April 01, 2016, the television industry was in for a rude shock when the news of Pratyusha Banerjee, better known as Anandi from Balika Vadhu, reportedly committed suicide.
Pratyusha Banerjee, 24, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her flat in Bangur Nagar in suburban Kandivli, a police officer said. However, no suicide note was found from the flat, he said, adding the exact cause of the death, which occurred around afternoon, will be known only after an autopsy is conducted.
She was currently in a relationship with a small time actor, Rahul Raj Singh and if reports are to be believed then she could have taken the drastic step due to issues she was possibly having with Rahul.
According to some updates, it was Rahul Raj Singh, who was informing people about Pratyusha’s death. Some reports even stated that he was absconding and his phone is not traceable. However, the police has stated that Rahul will not be detained, but will be questioned in the case.
Expressions of shock and condolences poured in from friends and near ones over the alleged suicide of Pratyusha, who was found dead at her suburban residence.
“Sad, Sad, Sad. Nothing’s worth ending your one beautiful gift called life for. My heart bleeds for the parents and family.,” tweeted Bigg Boss 7 winner Gauahar Khan.
“I got to know around 09:00 pm when I was shooting for my show. I thought somebody was making an April fool joke. Then I checked with our common friend and he said it was true. I was shocked. This is unbelievable.” stated Ratan Rajput.
Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, “What have you done Pratyusha Banerjee, I wish it was an April Fool news, She was just 24! RIP Anandi”
“This is just so sad and a wake up, calm to families and friends who don’t consider depression a medical condition. RIP Pratyusha Banerjee.” wrote Karan Johar.
Hailing from Jharkhand, Pratyusha catapulted to fame with her role in Balika Vadhu (Colors) between 2010-2013. She was later seen in the reality dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 5 (Colors), Bigg Boss Season 7 (Colors) and hosted some episodes of Savdhan India on Life OK.
She recently appeared in Sasural Simar Ka (Colors) and was also a part of the reality show Power Couple on Sony Entertainment Television. Pratyusha was earlier dating businessman named Makrand Malhotra, with whom she had a bitter break-up and against whom she had lodged a complaint for abusive behaviour.
Earlier this year, Pratyusha had filed an FIR against 08 men, including 03 policemen, claiming they tried to barge into her residence here in relation with a car loan that her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh had taken from a bank.