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Bhojpuri actor found dead at Mumbai home

Mumbai city news: According to the DN Nagar police, Shrivastava’s relatives tried calling her several times since Sunday. As she did not respond, they alerted her landlord

mumbai Updated: Jun 19, 2017 23:15 IST
Jayprakash S Naidu
Jayprakash S Naidu
Hindustan Times
Anjali Shrivastava.
Anjali Shrivastava.(HT)
         

A 29-year-old actress was found dead at her Juhu residence on Monday noon. The police said it was a case of suicide.

Her parents are on their way to Mumbai from Allahabad.

According to the DN Nagar police the deceased Anjali Shrivastava, 29, was an actress who has appeared in Bhojpuri films. She was not doing well in her career, her friends told the police.

“She lived in Parimal Society in Juhu. The police have not found a suicide note. We are investigating the possible reasons why she may have killed herself and at what time the incident took place,” said DCP Rashmi Karandikar.

Her relatives had called her several times since Sunday but she had not responded. They alerted her landlord on Monday. The building’s watchman told the police that he had last seen her on Saturday night.

Her landlord used a spare key to open the door to her rented room on the fifth floor of the building to find her hanging body. He then alerted the police control room.

Anjali has been staying in the building for two years. Her phone was switched off. The police are looking for access to the data on her mobile phone, which is password protected.

Senior police inspector, Vasant Pingle of DN Nagar police station said, “We informed her parents and they are coming on Tuesday.”

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First Published: Jun 19, 2017 16:11 IST

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