It is suspected that Banerjee, who participated in “Bigg Boss 7″ and “Jhalak Dikhla Jha”, committed suicide by hanging.She was also seen in “Sasural Simar Ka”, another popular TV series aired on Colors channel. Reacting to the news Bollywood producer Tanuj Garg tweeted, “Terrible, terrible news about Pratyusha Banerjee. How extreme must pressures be to drive one to take one’s own life.” Bigg Boss co-contestant Kushal Tandon wrote, “The news is absolutely saddening. The last time I had met here she was fine and seemed ok.
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Mumbai, Apr 1: Television actress Pratyusha Banerjee, best known for her portrayal of Anandi in the popular serial “Balika Vadhu”, was found dead at her suburban residence today under mysterious circumstances.
“She is no more,” her close friend Siddharth Shukla, who worked with her in “Balika Vadhu”, told PTI this evening.
Asked about cause of 24-year-old Banerjee’s death, the actor said he is gathering details.
(Also Read: Daughter’ death left Bob Geldof contemplating suicide) A police officer also said the actress was dead but did not give further details.
The news was confirmed by her close friend and fellow actress Kamya Punjabi.
Meanwhile Pratyusha's former co-star Sidharth Shukla said she was 'shocked' to hear of her friend's passing.
"I also just heard the news and I am shocked," she told Bollywood Life.
Then I got a call from Tanisha who told me the same.
Bollywood star Pratyusha Banerjee has committed suicide aged 24.
According to reports, the actress took her own life by hanging herself at her home on Friday.
Pratyusha was rushed to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Andheri, Mumbai where she was sadly pronounced dead.