Pratyusha Banerjee who is best known as ‘Anandi’ from ‘Balika Vadhu’ committed suicide earlier in the day. The actress was declared dead at Kokilaben Hospital, Mumbai. According to several media reports, the actress committed suicide by hanging herself in her house. She was only 24. Reports say the actress was depressed with her personal life and her boyfriend, Rahul Raj Singh. When leading entertainment portal BollywoodLife.com enquired Pratyusha’s friend and top TV actor Sidharth Shukla, he said, “I also just heard the news and I am shocked. This is indeed very sad and depressing.”

Pratyusha allegedly took this drastic step due to issues in her personal life. She was in a relationship with fellow actor Rahul Raj Singh and they were planning to get married soon. However, trouble reportedly brewed between them which led Pratyusha to take this extreme step.

RIP Pratyusha Banerjee!