The lives of Celebrities are often filled publicity stunts, mysteries, gossips and super drama. It is very unfortunate that the lives of some of the Celebrities end in an undesired manner.
- Actress Sridevi
The south born actress who rose to fame in Bollywood, then aged 54, died on 24th February “due to accidental drowning following loss of consciousness”, police said. She was found in a hotel bathtub. Many speculations are circulating in the media. We are yet to understand the real cause of her sudden demise.
- Actress & Politician Jayalalithaa
Another leading actress from South, who went on to become one of the prominent politician and a chief minister of 5 times for the Tamilnadu State, died in 2017. Jayalalithaa was bed ridden in Apollo Hospitals for more than a month before she was pronounced dead due to health conditions. Still there are inquiries and rumours about her death in the air about possible causes keep us wondering.
- Actress Divya Bharti
Actress Divya Bharti a very popular actress often related to her resemblance with leading actress SriDevi. It was reported that Divya Bharti fell from the fifth floor of her apartment. Police investigated the case but came to a conclusion that it was a suicide. However, there were speculations that her husband Sajid Nadiadwala was the cause of her death. Decades have gone since she died.
- Actress Jiah Khan
Death – The 25-year-old actress, who made her debut with RGV’s ‘Nishabdh’, anging from her ceiling at her Juhu apartment on June 3, 2013. Her mother Rabia Khan alleged that it was not a suicide, and that it was murder. She blamed actor Aditya Pancholi’s son, Sooraj Pancholi, who was Jiah’s boyfriend, for her death. She also produced pages from Jiah’s diary where the actor had written about her unhappy relationship.
- Director Guru Dutt
Death – The director, actor and producer, who gave us classics like Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, and Chaudhvin Ka Chand was found dead due to an alcohol and sleeping pill overdose. Dutt was a victim of depression.
- Actress Silk Smitha
Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati, popularly known as Silk Smitha was the sex siren of the South Cinema Industry. The actress died in 1996 by committing suicide. It is said that her alcoholism, failed romances and dwindling finances made her take her own life. Her story was also made into a film. Vidya Balan portrayed Silk Smitha in the blockbuster ‘The Dirty Picture”.
- Actor Kunal Singh
Death – The cute actor from ‘Dil Hi Dil Mein’ was found hanging from the ceiling of his house. However, the actor’s father claimed that it was not a suicide and that his son was murdered.
- Actress Parveen Babi
Parveen Babi was the first Indian actress to grace the Time Magazine cover. The actress was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and was found dead in her Mumbai flat. Postmortem, the doctors speculated that she starved herself to death.
- Model Viveka Babajee
One of India’s top models died a tragic death, when she hung herself from the ceiling fan in her flat. She had left a diary which eerily said ‘I kill’. It is suspected that a spat with her boyfriend pushed her to the edge.
- Actress Soundarya
South Indian Actress Soundarya and her brother Amarnath died in an aircraft crash near Bangalore on 17 April 2004, when she was on her way to Karimnagar to campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party and Telugu Desam Party candidate for the upcoming elections. She was 7 months pregnant when she died.
Let us pray that their souls rest in peace.