Indian well known TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee most remembered as Anandi from Balika Vadhu is sadly no more. Pratyusha committed suicide at her residence on Friday morning. She was only 24 years old.


According to a report in, the actress had attempted suicide in her house earlier on Friday by hanging herself. She was rushed to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Mumbai’s suburban Andheri where she was pronounced dead.

Her best friend and TV actress Kamya Punjabi broke into tears while confirming the news to an Indian website. “I am not in the right frame of mind to talk,” she said.

Pratyusha was very depressed for a few days and she allegedly took this drastic step due to issues in her relationship with her boyfriend. She was in a relationship with actor Rahul Raj Singh and they were planning to get married soon. However, their relationship was in trouble which led Pratyusha to take this step.

The last status on her Whatsapp was ‘Mar ke bhi tujh se munh na modna’

Anandi was the role which gave a lot of fame to Pratyusha and she became immensely popular after her performance in drama serial Balika Vadhu. Later, she quit the show and participated in Bigg Boss 7 in 2013. She was recently seen in ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ on Colors TV.