Pratyusha 'Anandi' Banerjee - All you need to know about her life and why she committed suicide ?

Best known for roles in TV series like Balika Vadhu and Sasural Simar Ka, Pratyusha Banerjee reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her Mumbai residence.
Pratyusha who was in a live-in relationship with her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh was immediately rushed to the Kokilaben hospital where she was declared brought dead.
Her boyfriend Rahul disappeared from the hospital soon after, saying he needed to book tickets for the family members; he was detained today by the police and is being questioned currently.

The news is both shocking and saddening, especially when her friends and family are claiming her to be a strong-willed woman; some are even suggesting it couldn't be a suicide.
Let's take a look at Pratyusha's career, personal life and more.

Early life and Balika Vadhu

Pratyusha made her TV debut with the popular show Balika Vadhu in which she portrayed the role of the grown-up Anandi after the show's first leap. But quit the show after three years.
After quitting Balika Vadhu, Pratyusha went on to do several other shows including-- Sasural Simar Ka, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Bigg Boss.
A Bengali, she was born on 10 August in 1991 in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand; Pratyusha entered the tinsel town at a very early age and started acting when she was only 17-years-old.
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Gaining fame at such an early age didn't come easy as she has to prove herself at every stage.

Her relationship with boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh

Pratyusha spoke about her relationship and impending wedding with beau Rahul Raj Singh in detail while participating in celebrity couple reality show Power Couple. The couple announced their marriage plans on the show. According to Delnaaz Irani, her co-contestant on the show, the couple often talked about their plans of a lavish wedding in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Pratyusha met Rahul at a common friend's party in 2013 and it was a love at first sight for both of them.

Pratyusha 'Anandi' Banerjee - All you need to know about her life and why she committed suicide

Though there's no clarity about what went wrong between the two, her last status on WhatsApp read, "Mar kar bhi muhn na tujhse modna".
According to latest developments, Pratyusha's security in-charge told Aaj Tak that Rahul had a "second girlfriend". According to him, there were fights in the house only when the "other girlfriend visited the house."

Rahul was also accused of not paying for Pratyusha's birthday bash, which was thrown by him and cost a whopping 1.5 lakhs.
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Life after Balika Vadhu

Pratyusha was offered many roles in serials and reality shows after her exit from Balika Vadhu but none was able to make an impact as her role of Anandi.
Though she was never out of limelight completely. Pratyusha did some 7-8 shows including-- Bigg Boss 7, Sasural Simar Ka, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5, Hum Hain Na, Gulmohar Grand, Power Couple among others.
Pratyusha also hosted Savdhaan India's special segment on "women against crime" with Hiten Tejwani and Sushant Singh.

Other controversies

In January 2016, Banerjee alleged molestation by a group of four men who reportedly barged into her house, posing as cops.
Pratyusha Banerjee also filed a complaint against her ex boyfriend and businessman Makrand Malhotra and accused him of harassing and verbally abusing her on the phone.
In another controversy, a fraud case was filed against her, when she was unable to pay her birthday party bill which came around some 1.5 lakhs and when the hotel management tried calling her again, she refused to pay.
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