Actress Mishti Mukherjee passed away on Friday night in Bengaluru of kidney failure due to keto diet, said an official statement from Mukherjee's representative.
"Actress Mishti Mukherjee who marked her brilliance in many films and music videos with her ace acting is no more. Due to keto diet, her kidney failed in Bangalore and she breathed her last on Friday night, the actress suffered a lot of pain. Unforgettable and unfortunate loss. May her soul rest in peace. She is survived by her parents and brother," read the statement.
Meanwhile, last rites of the 27-year-old actress were performed on Saturday. Actor and director Kashmera Shah was paid her respects and expressed her condolences. "Gone too soon too young RIP Mishti Mukherjee," she wrote on Twitter.
All you need to know about Mishti Mukherjee:
Mishti Mukherjee made her Bollywood debut with the film Life Ki Toh lag Gayi in 2012.
She had also featured in a dance number 'Govinda aale re' alongside Rajneesh Duggal in the 2013 release "Main Krishna Hoon". The Hindi partly animated film starred Juhi Chawla, Paresh Ganatra, and child artist Namit Shah in lead roles, apart from special appearances by Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif.
According to a report, she was arrested in 2014 along with her father and brother for the possession of pornographic content and alleged prostitution racket. The actress, however, claimed that she and her family were framed in false cases.
In a short career span, Mishti was seen in Bengali and Telugu projects, apart from music videos.
(With IANS inputs)