Actress Tunisha Sharma (20) allegedly committed suicide in the washroom on the sets of a TV serial on Saturday. The reason for the suicide is not yet clear, though Ms Sharma's mother claimed that the actress allegedly committed suicide as she was upset in connection with her affair with Sheezan, her co-star in the serial Alibaba.
The Mira Bhayander Vasai Virar (MBVV) Waliv Police, which is probing the matter, have taken Sheezan into custody.
No suicide notes found
The police said the door to the washroom was locked from inside, but added that they had not found any suicide note till the time of going to print. A case has been registered in this regard, ACP Chandrakant Jadhav said.
Ms Sharma had gone to Sheezan’s make-up room when the shooting of the serial was going on in Naigaon. Sheezan was busy shooting at that time. When he came to the make-up room after his shot, he allegedly found the door locked from inside. The actor called his co-star but got no response. When the door was broken, the actress was found hanging and the police were informed.
Body sent for postmortem to JJ hospital
Ms Sharma was rushed to hospital, where she was declared brought dead.
The body of the actress was shifted from the Naigaon Hospital to the Nalasopara Primary Health Centre. It will be moved to JJ Hospital in Mumbai for postmortem.
“We reached the spot as soon as we got information about the incident. We are questioning the people at the set. The reason for the suicide is being ascertained,” said Kailash Barve, senior police inspector of Waliv police station.
The social media posts by the actress, however, do not seem to paint a picture of depression. The actress had posted on Instagram just six hours before she allegedly committed suicide and also shared a photo of herself in which she is seen looking at something. “Those who are driven by their passion do not stop,” she wrote while posting the photo.
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