Jiah Khan suicide: Boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi being questioned

Jiah Khan suicide: Boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi being questioned

Jiah Khan suicideMumbai: Actress Jiah Khan committed suicide at her Juhu residence on Monday night.She was found hanging at her flat in Sagar Sangeet Building in the posh Juhu area of northwest Mumbai around midnight. The cause of the suicide is not yet clear, police said, adding that autopsy reports were awaited.

Jiah was dating Aditya Pancholi’s son Sooraj, who is being questioned by the Mumbai police in Juhu in connection with the actress’s death. Reportedly, Jiah’s last call was to Sooraj at 10:15 pm. Jiah suspected him of cheating on her and if the latest reports are anything to go by, then she had an argument with Sooraj over another girl.

News of her death was first reported by actress Dia Mirza through a social networking site around 1.45 a.m.Jiah’s mother and sister had gone out and she was alone at the house when the incident happened, police said.”Jiah’s mother and sister found her hanging when they returned at around 11 PM,” police said, adding that Jiah used her own dupatta to hang herself.Police said postmortem of the body will be conducted today and they have registered a case of accidental death.

According to Jiah’s mother, the actress was depressed after having been rejected at an audition in Hyderabad. She wanted to pursue a career in interior designing as she wasn’t happy with the way her film career graph was taking a plunge.Jiah shot into the limelight in 2007 with her debut movie ‘Nishabd’ in which she starred opposite Amitabh Bachchan. She got a Filmfare Best Debutant nomination for the Ram Gopal Varma movie in which she plays a teenager besotted with a man old enough to be her father.

Born and raised in London, Jiah, also known as Nafisa had shifted to India to pursue a career in acting. She worked in Aamir Khan’s ‘Ghajini’ and Akshay Kumar’s ‘Housefull’.According to the police, Jiah ended her life at about 11 pm but did not leave any suicide note. Her mother Rabiya Amin, an actress in the 1980s was seen in the Tahir Hussain movie ‘Dulha Bikta Hai’.Here’s taking a look at Jiah’s last tweet dated 24 May:“So sorry I have been off twitter! Took a bit of a break from twitter verse.. sometimes u need a sabbatical to recollect ur thoughts (sic).” – ZeeNews

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