Actress Jiah Khan found dead in Mumbai flat; police suspect suicide

Mumbai, June 4 (ANI): Bollywood actress Jiah Khan allegedly committed suicide on Monday night by hanging herself at her Juhu residence.

According to the police, her maid, watchman and neighbours are being interrogated to find out her last visitors.

Jiah, 25, was alone in the flat shortly before she committed suicide, as her mother and sister had gone out. When they returned at around 11 p.m., theyfound her hanging.

Police have registered a case of accidental death and sent the actress's body for a post-mortem.

Jiah's mother is in shock over her daughter's death, and is yet to record her statement before the police.

Jiah made her acting debut in Ram Gopal Varma's controversial movie, 'Nishabd', where she acted opposite Amitabh Bachchan.

Upon its release in March 2007, the film received mixed reviews, but Jiah was noted for her confidence, attitude, and sex appeal.

She also got a Filmfare Best Debutant Nomination.

She then appeared alongside Aamir Khan in A R Murugadoss's 'Ghajini', the Hindi remake of the director's own Tamil film of the same name.

Later she appeared as a supporting actress in Sajid Khan's multi starrer comedy film 'Housefull' (2010). This was her last film.

Jiah was brought up in England and had shifted to Mumbai recently to act in Hindi films. (ANI)


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