Tamil television star, Priyanka, who starred in the Tamil television show Vamsam, has reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her Valasaravakkam residence in Chennai. Priyanka starred alongside noted actress Ramya Krishnan, who plays the protagonist in the show.
A report on India Today suggests that Priyanka’s maid found her hanging from the ceiling fan on Wednesday morning. While the real reason behind the actress deciding to take her own life, is not known, it is alleged that it could be because of a domestic dispute that Priyanka took such a harsh decision.
Reportedly, the Tamil actress was married to her husband for about three years and she had not conceived. The couple did not have any kids, which is reported to be the main cause of troubles and tension within the family.
The report further suggests that Priyanka’s body has been sent for postmortem so that a conclusion can be drawn about why she committed suicide. Further investigation for the reason behind her suicide is also going on.
Priyanka’s body has been sent to Royapettah Government Hospital for an autopsy. Police have registered a case and are investigating.
The actor was part of teleserials such as Apoorva Ragangal, Bairavi, on Sun TV. She was most prominently noted for her role as the sister of the protagonist in one of the storylines in the TV serial Vamsam. Vamsam that aired on Sun TV was made by actor Ramya Krishnan and ran from 2013 to 2017.
The Tamil serial industry has witnessed quite a few deaths in the past few years. In 2016, Tamil TV actor Sai Prashanth was found dead at his residence in Chennai, leaving behind a suicide note. The police said that he had consumed poison.
In 2016, 29-year-old television show host and serial actor Sabarna Anand was found dead in her residence in Chennai. She was found lying in a pool of blood. The note suicide reportedly said she was struggling to get an opportunity in the film industry and was also facing turmoil in her relationship with a man.