Vaishali Takkar, the actor famous for her performance in the TV series Sasural Simar Ka, has died by suicide at the age of 30. Takkar’s body was recovered by the police. She had hung herself at her residence in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, and a suicide note was also recovered from the site. Details of the note reveal that she was being harassed by her ex-boyfriend.

Here are some other Indian TV actors whom we have lost to suicide:

Pratyusha Banerjee

Banerjee, who became a household name during her stint in the serial Balika Vadhu, committed suicide in her apartment in Mumbai in 2016. She was also a part of the Sasural Simar Ka cast.

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Preksha Mehta

Preksha Mehta of Crime Patrol fame was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her Indore residence by her family members in May 2020. She was 25 at the time of her death.

Sushant Singh Rajput

Rajput’s suicide was one of the most publicised cases of celebrity death in India in recent memory. Although a well-established film actor at the time of his death, Rajput had started off with television roles. Rajput, who was 34 at the time of his death, was found hanging from the ceiling fan at his home in Mumbai’s Bandra.

Kushal Punjabi

Punjabi was a reality TV star who had also starred in a number of soap operas and films. He was also found hanging from the ceiling fan in his Bandra, Mumbai home. Punjabi was suffering from depression at the time of his death.

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Manmeet Grewal

Grewal, the star of TV shows like Aadat Se Majboor and Kuldeepak, had committed suicide in his Navi Mumbai home in 2020. Financial constraints are believed to have been the reason behind Grewal choosing to take his own life.

Sameer Sharma

Famous for his roles in the serials Yeh Rishtey Hai Pyaar Ke, Dil Kya Chahta Hai, and Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, Sharma had died at his home in Malad West, Mumbai on August 5, 2020.

Sreedhar and Jaya Kalyani

TV actors Sreedhar and Jaya Kalyani hung themselves at their home in Chennai in another case of suicide due to financial constraints.