From Sushant Singh Rajput To Pratyusha Banerjee, TV Actors Who Died By Suicide

Here’s a look at the TV actors who died by suicide.

Aditi Sharma

February 22, 2021

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Actor Sandeep Nahar’s death came as a big shock for his fans and the entire entertainment industry. Sandeep Nahar died by suicide because of personal problems related to his married life and family. Just like Sandeep, there are many television actors who attempted suicide and chose to give up on their life. Here’s a look at several TV actors who took their life due to personal or professional issues.

Sandeep Nahar committed suicide on 15 February 2021. He was found hanging at his residence in Goregaon, Mumbai. The actor has been a part of various movies and television shows. He released a long note and video on his social media before he died by suicide. The actor mentioned that he was having trouble in his married life because his wife has a very arrogant personality.

Just like Sandeep Nahar, actor Sushant Singh Rajput also committed suicide by hanging himself in his apartment in Bandra, Mumbai. The actor’s suicide case became one of the most talked-about cases and his death is still being investigated by CBI. The actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty was allegedly blamed for his death.

TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee took her life in 2006.  It was reported that Banerjee was found hanging in her Mumbai residence. According to media reports, she took such a drastic step because of her boyfriend.

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Kushal Panjabi died by suicide in 2019. The actor was found dead in his residence. His body was reportedly found hanging from his apartment’s ceiling. The reason behind his death is assumed to be his bad married life.

TV Show Dil To Happy Hai Ji fame Sejal Sharma died by suicide when she was 25 years old. In her suicide note, she wrote that she was suffering from depression for two months and therefore decided to take this step. She held no one responsible for her death.

Crime Patrol actor Preksha Mehta was in her hometown Indore when she decided to end her life. The actress was worried that she wouldn’t get work after the lockdown. She was found hanging in her apartment in Indore.

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Manmeet Grewal died at the age of 32. He received fame with the TV show Aadat Se Majboor. The actor died due to financial issues as he was not paid for his previous work.

Sameer Sharma was widely appreciated for his role as Shaurya in Yeh Rishtey Hai Pyaar Ke. The actor died in 2020. He was found hanging in his apartment in Mumbai.

Model and actress Kuljeet Randhawa died in 2006. The actress worked in TV shows like Kumkum, Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Aahat among others. The actress took her life as she was not getting work in Bollywood.

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Rahul Dixit died in 2019 in Mumbai. The actor was in depression as he was not getting work in the industry. His body was found hanging in his apartment in Mumbai.

Pearl Punjabi jumped from the terrace of her residence building as she was facing issues with her work life.

Model and actor Nafisa Joseph died at the age of 26. She was Miss Universe finalist and the reason behind her death was never revealed.

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