A 29-year-old actor Anjali Srivastav allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her house in Andheri West.”
According to the DN Nagar police the deceased Anjali Shrivastava, 29, was an actress who has appeared in Bhojpuri films. She was not doing well in her career, her friends told the police.
According to police, Anjali’s family members from Allahabad had been trying to call her since Sunday night, but she did not respond on her mobile.
Worried about her safety, the family contacted her landlord, who called the police and they entered her home on the fifth floor in Parimal Society on Juhu Road with a duplicate key on Monday afternoon.
They found the 29-year-old actress hanging from the ceiling fan from a sari, presumably having committed suicide.
“She lived in Parimal Society in Juhu. The police have not found a suicide note. We are investigating the possible reasons why she may have killed herself and at what time the incident took place,” said DCP Rashmi Karandikar.
Her body has been sent for an autopsy to R. N. Cooper Hospital.
Anjali has been staying in the building for two years. Her phone was switched off. The police are looking for access to the data on her mobile phone, which is password protected.
Senior police inspector, Vasant Pingle of DN Nagar police station said, “We informed her parents and they are coming on Tuesday.”
Anjali recently shot for her Bhojpuri film, Kehu Ta Dil Mein Ba, also starring Aditya Kashyap, Gopal Rai, Prem Dubey, Raja and others in pivotal roles.
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