The death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has arisen several debates and controversies in the film industry. From the depression to drugs, the case had it all. Every time a celebrity or public figure dies by suicide, the free classes on mental health and depression is all you will see on social media. But, does anyone wait, and think that there might be the slightest possibility that the deceased was not prone to depression?
Here is the list of Indian celebrities who died by suicide due to their failed love relationships:
The Bollywood actor who made her debut with Amitabh Bachchan and bagged the best female debut award was found hanging in her Juhu residence in 2013. According to the reports and media coverage, the suicide did not seem planned, and suspect that it was dejection in professional and personal life that could have led her to take the drastic step.
In a letter to her ex, Sooraj Pancholi, Jiah revealed several shocking things, including the fact that she had aborted their child. Jiah also revealed that she had been physically and mentally assaulted and tortured by Sooraj through their relationship. Jiah’s mother, Rabia, took Sooraj to court and alleged that he abetted her suicide. Sooraj’s father Aditya Pancholi, fought for his son.
The actor who became a household face as Anandi from Colors TV show Balika Badhu, also hung herself in her residence. According to media reports during her death investigation, Pratyusha’s friends revealed that she was disturbed with her boyfriend, Rahul Raj Singh deeds. Rahul’s ex, Saloni Sharma would often visit Pratyusha’s home and physically assault her. It had gone so far that the late actor was ready to file a case against her boyfriend. They also revealed that she had sought legal help because she was being “tortured” in some way or the other, mostly over her ex-boyfriend.
Silk Smitha’s real name was Vijayalakshmi Vadlapatla. Bollywood made a movie out of her life called ‘The Dirty Picture’ starring Vidya Balan as the lead role. Vadalapatla was first noticed for her role as ‘Silk’ in the 1979 Tamil movie ‘Vandichakkaram’. Silk was first spotted by Vinu Chakravarthy and soon, their relationship blossomed into something more. She later fell into several other toxic relationships, many of which left her abused and tortured. She then at the age of 35 died by suicide. Silk appeared in over 450 movies in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi languages.
Actor Guru Dutt was found dead in his house. The reason for his death was a lethal combination of sleeping pills combined with liquor. His relationship with his wife Geeta Dutt was deteriorating, and actor Waheeda Rehman with whom he was in love had distanced herself from him, as per the media reports.
The TV actor and former Miss India was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her residence. Her suicide came as a shock because she was just weeks away from her wedding. According to the media coverage, it was revealed that Nafisa husband-to-be was still married when he claimed that he had been divorced for two years. This shocked her and led her to take such a drastic step.
The actor rose to fame with the movie Dil Hi Dil Mein opposite, Sonali Bendre. Though he was doing well in Bhojpuri and south Indian movies, his strained relationship with his wife and the fact that he was not allowed to see his kids were rumoured to be the reasons for his suicide.