- Sputnik International
Get the latest news from around the world, live coverage, off-beat stories, features and analysis.

Netizens Shaken as Famed Tamil Actress VJ Chitra Allegedly Commits Suicide in India

© Photo : Instagram/chithuvjVJ Chitra
VJ Chitra - Sputnik International
A string of suicides has jolted India's entertainment industry this year, leaving fans in shock and despair. After the tragic deaths of Bollywood actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Asif Basra, another horrifying incident has been reported from the south Indian film industry.

Tamil actress VJ Chitra was found hanging in the room of a five-star hotel in the Nazarethpettai area of Chennai on Wednesday morning. The 28-year-old reportedly reached the hotel where she was staying around 2:30 a.m. (local time) after wrapping up a shoot at Chennai's EVP film city.

Although no concrete reason for her drastic step has yet been revealed by friends or family, the actress' suicide is being linked to depression, local media reported.

Known for playing the role of Mullai in the popular show "Pandian Stores", VJ Chitra has worked as a presenter on various TV channels in the Tamil industry.

The actress' fans are reeling from the news of her suicide. Tributes to VJ Chitra have since flooded Twitter.

The actress had earlier posted stories from her shoot that are currently still active on her Instagram handle. Screen recordings of the latter have also found their way to social media.

According to reports, the actress was at the hotel with her businessman fiancé Hemanth Ravi. More details on the suspected suicide are awaited.

To participate in the discussion
log in or register
Заголовок открываемого материала