Indian actress Sejal Sharma ‘commits suicide’

Published: January 26, 2020
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She was found hanging in her flat at around 4am.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/@SejalSharma

She was found hanging in her flat at around 4am.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/@SejalSharma

Twenty-five-year-old Indian television actress Sejal Sharma allegedly committed suicide at her residence in Thane district of Maharashtra state.

According to Gulf News, Sharma was found hanging from the ceiling of her rented flat in Royal Nest society at Mira Road (east) by a friend in the early hours of Friday, an official said.

Sharma was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was declared dead on arrival, he added.

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The police have recovered a suicide note, in which Sharma has stated that she was taking the extreme step due to personal reasons, the official said.

A native of Udaipur in Rajasthan, Sharma had come to Mumbai a few years ago to pursue a career in acting, and was working in the TV serial “Dil Toh Happy Hain Ji”, he said.

Following an autopsy, the actors body was handed over to her family for last rites, the official said, adding that a case of accidental death has been registered at Mira Road police station.

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  • Palwasha
    Jan 27, 2020 - 12:10PM

    There should be some support system for junior actors and artists in showbiz. Even if she had made it big , what after retirement , after she reaches 40 . could she have continued ? Most of these artists are thrust when they are very young in this cruel profession .Her family should have seen this coming . Recommend

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