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Bollywood actor Jiah Khan commits suicide, reason still unknown

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MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Jiah Khan has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence, police said.

The 25-year-old actor reportedly hanged herself at her Juhu residence. Jiah was brought up in England and had shifted to Mumbai with her mother Rabiya recently.

She started her career in Bollywood with an unconventional debut in Nishabd (2007) alongside the legend himself Amitabh Bachchan, went on to star in a small but pivotal role in Aamir Khan‘s blockbuster Ghajini (2008) and a friendly cameo in Sajid Khan‘s hit-comedy Housefull 2 (2012).

She recently signed a couple of new films and had changed her name to Nafisa Khan, the name her parents gave her.

Although only six years into the Hindi film industry, Jiah with her Nishabad had gained an undisputable place in the industry.

People did believe that the damsel with a perfect dusky complexion, luscious hair and perfect pout, was here for a long haul.

All such notions and myths came to an end with her heartbreaking death. The film industry is in shock and has expressed a deep grief over her demise.

According to the police, her maid, watchman and neighbours are being interrogated to find out details about her last visitors. Police sources said that the incident happened at about 11.00 pm and no suicide note was found. The body has been sent to Cooper Hospital for postmortem.

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