The news is beyond sad! Pratyusha Banerjee, a household name committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her home in Goregaon, Mumbai on April 1, 2016. Even though she was rushed to the Anandiben hospital in Andheri, the doctors were not able to save her and she was pronounced dead.
The reason of her suicide is believed to be relationship turmoil. Police are looking into the matter. The news of her death was confirmed by her close friend and fellow actress Kamya Punjabi who too was in a state of shock.
Pratyusha Was Depressed
Some of the newspaper and websites have claimed that Pratyusha Banerjee had become “extremely depressed” over her relationship with beau Rahul Raj Singh, who she was due to marry soon. Though all her social media accounts showed her looking happy with her soon to be groom, there was a lot of trouble within the relationship. The couple was recently seen together on Power Couple TV Show.
A Tribute to Pratyusha Baneerjee – The Rise To Fame
Pratyusha rose to fame when she was merely 19. The actress was chosen to play the role of Anandi in Balika Vadhu.
Soon, she became a household name. She played the character for 3 years from 2010 to 2013. Within this time, she did several other shows including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 and Kitchen Champions 4. I remember Karan Johar praising her for being the TV’s favorite Bahu.
Next, she participated in Bigg Boss 7. In 2014-15 she essayed the role of Sagarika Mishra in Sony TV’s Hum Hai Naa. She was also seen in Pyar Tune Kya Kiya series. In the year 2015, she did several shows including a comedy show. She was seen as Parinda Pathak in Gulmohar Grand and also performed as Balika Sidhu in Comedy Classes. Her acting was so phenomenal that she simply bowled the viewers.
Once again Pratyusha Banerjee became a household name when she played the negative role of Mohini in Sasural Simar Ka. Lately, she was seen with her bf in Soby TV’s reality TV show Power Couple. She had few shows lined up for 2016 – Sony TV’s Man Mai Hai Vishwas 2 and LifeOk’s Savdhan India Series along with Hiten Tejwani and Sushsnt Singh Rajput.
If Pratyusha Banerjee was going through pain, she should have let it known to her parents and outside world, committing a suicide is not a solution. Says her costar who worked with her one month ago –
“Pratyusha and I worked together only a month ago. She was looking forward to her wedding. I just have no words to how shocking this news is. She was a chirpy and fun loving girl. I am still wondering why she took such a step.”
The reasons are yet to be known about the real cause of her death. However, all we can say is Rest In Peace beautiful girl!
Image Source: @iamprats – Pratyusha Banerjee Instagram, Image Gallery