TV actor Vaishali Takkar, known for her roles in ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ and ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, was found dead at her home in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore on Sunday morning. She was 26.
Indore Assistant Commissioner of Police M Rahman has said that they recovered a suicide note which suggests that she was stressed and was being harassed by a former boyfriend, news agency ANI reported.
The young actor stayed in Indore with her father and brother. They, however, said they had no clue that she would take such a drastic step.
Vaishali Takkar made her acting debut in 2015 with the show ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’. She was recently seen in ‘Rakshabandhan’ where she starred opposite Nishant Malkani of reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ fame.
Originally from Mahidpur in Ujjain, she moved to Mumbai for a career in the film industry.
She later moved to Jaipur and eventually to Sai Bagh Colony of Tejaji Nagar police station area of Indore where she had been staying for the past one year with her brother and father.
When Vaishali Takkar did not come out of her room this morning, her father went in and found her hanging, cops said.
Cops reached the spot and recovered the dead body, after which they sent it to Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital for post-mortem.
The police have started investigating the case after recovering the suicide note. Her mobile phone has also been collected and statements of family members are being recorded.