Saturday 24 March 2018

Bollywood actress Khan found dead

Jiah Khan starred in Nishabd and Housefull
Jiah Khan starred in Nishabd and Housefull

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan has been found dead at her home in Mumbai.

A police official said the body of the 25-year-old was found in her apartment in the Juhu neighbourhood late on Monday.

Khan, whose real name was Nafisa Khan, was born in New York and grew up in London before moving to Mumbai.

She began her career in Mumbai's film industry in the 2007 Hindi film Nishabd, in which she portrayed a teenager in love with her best friend's father, played by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

In her brief career she performed with other top Bollywood stars, including Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar.

Khan last appeared in the 2010 comedy Housefull, in which she played a supporting role.

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