Late actress Pratyusha Banerjee's mother has claimed on her first death anniversary that the actress was not in a live-in relationship with her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh
Police will also be speaking to friends of the couple. A group of 10 colleagues of Pratyusha have offered to reveal details which might help the police's investigation
"Though Rahul has been shifted to general ward, his condition is still not proper as he is in trauma," Rahul Raj Singh's lawyer said
"I have submitted a list of 10 people to the Bangur Nagar Police Station today (Monday) and they are likely to be called for giving their versions tomorrow (Tuesday)," Ms Brahmabhatt told IANS
The Balika Vadhu actress was found hanging from a fan in her suburban Goregaon residence on Friday evening by her boyfriend and producer Rahul Raj Singh. She was taken to the hospital but succumbed there later. The Bangur Nagar Police has registered an accidental death case
Several television personalities Kamya Punjabi, Smita Bansal, Rohit Verma, Rakhi Sawant, Ejaz Khan, Ratan Rajput, Sara Khan, Pooja Bose, Shilpa Saklani, Apoorva Agnihotri, Jay Bhanusali and Mahi Vij attended the funeral
"Pratyusha was full of life. She was my first Anandi. I have fond memories of her. I had not imagined she would do something as drastic as suicide. I thought it's an April Fools' prank when I got a call from a friend. May her soul rest in peace," Shashank said
Not just in the Hindi film industry, but also globally, known names like Marilyn Monroe, Heath Ledger, Kurt Cobain and many more have taken the extreme step
Celebrities like actors Anupam Kher, Shilpa Shetty and Richa Chadha, filmmaker Karan Johar and television personalities Juhi Parmar, DiganganaSuryavanshi and Sumona Chakravarti have tweeted mourning the death of Pratyusha
Pratyusha, best-known for playing the lead character of Anandi on TV show Balika Vadhu, allegedly hanged herself at home and was declared dead at the hospital.
Originally from Jamshedpur, the actress shifted to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting. Her first big break came with the pouplar TV soap Balika Vadhu in which she played the older version of the character Anandi, a role she performed from 2010 to 2013.
Pratyusha died in Mumbai's Kokilaben Ambani Hospital, where she was reportedly taken after attempting suicide at home.