Saturday 16 December 2017

Pratyusha Banerjee: Police investigate death of popular Indian TV actress (24)

Pratyusha Banerjee (Photo: Instagram)
Pratyusha Banerjee (Photo: Instagram) Newsdesk Newsdesk

Police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old Indian television actress.

Pratyusha Banerjee's body was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her apartment in Mumbai on Friday, police constable Sudhir Butere said.

A post-mortem examination was being carried out to determine the cause of death.

Mr Butere said police were questioning Ms Banerjee's boyfriend, as well as other friends and neighbours.

Ms Banerjee was best known for her role in a popular TV serial, Balika Vadhu, or Child Bride, in which she played a grown-up former child bride. She also took part in Bigg Boss, the Indian version of the reality show Big Brother.



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