Pratyusha Banerjee, the Balika Vadhu actress committed suicide on April 1, 2016. She started her career as ‘Anandi’ in the serial. She was also one of the contestants in Bigg Boss 7 and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5. She had also signed as a co-host with Hiten Tejwani to host a section of the reality show ‘Savdhaan India’. Pratyusha was born on August 10, 1982 in Jamshedpur (Jharkhand). Her friend Kamya Punjabi, confirmed the news.
She began her career as ‘Anandi’ in the TV serial ‘Balika Vadhu’. She went on do more shows including the successful Bigg Boss 7 and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5. She was also in TV shows like ‘Kumukum Bhagya’ ‘ Aahat’ ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ and ‘Power Couple’. She was also a co-host for a segment of ‘Savdhaan India’ along with Hiten Tejwani.
During her stint at Bigg Boss 7, Face-reader Pandit Janardhan stated that Pratyusha would marry at the age of 32, to a good looking actor.
Pratyusha Banerjee – Suicide Reason
Pratyusha Banerjee’s last Whatsapp status was ‘Marke bhi muh na tuzse modana” with a smiley.’
The actress committed suicide by hanging herself at her home, in the bathroom. She was brought to Kokilaben Hospital by her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh, at 6.30 PM.where she was declared dead. One of the emerging reasons for her suicide is that she was depressed with her love life. Reports say that she was stressed over her relationship with boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh. A friend of Pratyusha disclosed that she was severely affected by mounting financial pressure. She had borrowed money from friends in the industry and also had to pay EMI money to pay. And Rahul’s walking out on her (according to the friend) impact her to a huge extent.
Before joining Bigg Boss, she was in another stressed relationship with boyfriend Makrand Malhotra, which had escalated into a police complaint.
Of late, Pratyusha was also embroiled in a car loan issue. She had complained that a few people, including policemen had come against her house and had behaved in an inappropriate manner, because Rahul Raj Singh had failed to pay outstanding money on his car loan. She had said,” On the night of December 31, the bank had sent a recovery agent to my place for a Rs.5,000 EMI for the month of December without even informing us. The man had come drunk and was not ready to leave even after we gave the money. So, Rahul took matters in hand and sent him out of the house.”
It is believed that Pratyusha and Rahul Raj Singh were going to be married this year.