It is no secret that Bollywood has had its fair share of deaths in the last couple of decades. While most have had their reasons, others were pretty inexplicable.
Compiled by Cosmopolitan, here are eight celebrities who died mysteriously.
1. Jiah Khan
Jiah created a buzz and a half in the Indian film industry with her debut in Nishabd, opposite Amitabh Bachchan. Her acting and confidence stunned audiences as well as the producers, which helped her bag a substantial role in Ghajini alongside Aamir Khan.
However, the news of her death kicked up a storm as the 25-year-old actor was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her apartment in Juhu, Mumbai on June 3, 2013. She left behind a six page suicide note documenting her unhappiness about her love life.
2. Nafisa Joseph
After winning the Miss India pageant in 1997, Nafisa Joseph became a familiar face in the showbiz. Two years later, she won a VJ hunt and ran a show for almost five years. The star also acted in TV series and did a cameo in a Bollywood movie.
The 26-year old reportedly ended her life after her wedding was called off. According to her parents, her fiance was not divorced and had lied to her, and the confrontation drove her over the edge. She was found dead in her flat in Versova on July 29, 2004.
3. Kuljeet Randhawa
Kuljeet’s death came as a shock to many as the extremely confident actor seemed to be enjoying the fame for her amazing work.
She was found dead at her apartment in Juhu, Mumbai with a suicide note mentioning her reasons for taking such a drastic step she couldn’t cope with life’s pressures.
4. Divya Bharti
The mystery of Divya’s death has still not been solved. Some people believe that the 19 year old committed suicide, while others trust that someone pushed her from her fifth floor apartment window. Police investigation concluded it was a suicide.
She had numerous films under her belt – that too alongside stars such as Shah Rukh Khan and Rishi Kapoor.
5. Parveen Babi
The glamorous Deewaar stunner was living a lonely life. She suffered from paranoioa and schizophrenia and the postmortem reports made the doctors speculate that she may have starved herself to death.
The queen of hearts gave exceptional performances in movies like Mughal-e-Azam and Mr and Mrs 55. Unfortunately, even though she had countless fans, the actor died a quiet death with no one by her side.
She is known to have been in love with Dilip Kumar but things didn’t work out and the star ended up marrying legendary singer Kishore Kumar.
7. Silk Smitha
Silk made a name for herself in the industry for her erotic roles. After working in front of the camera for 17 years, the actor also tried her hand at producing movies. However, alcoholism, failed relationships and depression got the best of her.
She committed suicide by poisoning herself in 1996. It is assumed that Vidya Balan starrer The Dirty Picture was based on her life.
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Source: Tribune News
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