New Delhi, April 3: Famous TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee, was dressed like a bride in a designer lehenga for her last rites. The 'Balika Vadhu' actress was dressed in red.
The 24-year-old TV actress was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her residence in Mumbai.
According to sources, Pratyusha had placed an order for a bridal lehenga from designer Rohit Verma before she took the drastic step of hanging herself at her flat in Goregaon West on Friday afternoon. She was found hanging by her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh, who took her to the Kokilaben Ambani Hospital where she was declared dead.
Her funeral was attended by her colleagues from the industry, including Ajaz khan, Kamya Punjabi, Rakhi Sawant and Ratan Rajput among others.
Pratyusha came into the limelight through her portrayal of the grown-up Anandi in popular TV show "Balika Vadhu" - which delves into the issue of child marriage.
Later, she went on to star in various shows like "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", "Bigg Boss 7", "Hum Hain Na", and "Power Couple", in which she appeared with Rahul.
Meanwhile, TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee's boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh was on Sunday hospitalised after he complained of breathing problems while he was being questioned by police for the second day in connection with her alleged suicide even as sleuths searched her house for evidence.
Rahul, who was questioned by the police in connection with the death of the 24-year-old TV star, was taken to Shree Sai Hospital in suburban Kandivali after he complained of chest pain and low blood pressure.
(With inputs from agencies)