Bollywood star’s boyfriend accused of aiding Partyusha’s suicide
The boyfriend of Bollywood superstar Pratyusha Banerjee was booked by Mumbai police Tuesday for being in some way involved in the suicide of the troubled actress.
Pratyusha, 24, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her Mumbai home Friday. Her boyfriend, actor-producer Rahul Raj Singh, remains shattered by her death and in no condition to be interrogated by police.
Rahul was booked for abetment to suicide, assault and intimidation based on a complaint given by Pratyusha’s mother, several of the star’s friends held a press conference Sunday saying she was unhappy in her relationship with Rahul.
Rahul has been hospitalized since Sunday after complaining of chest pains. He said he has suffered from depression and shock since Pratyusha’s death.
Pratyusha reached stardom in 2010 when she took over the lead role in Balika Vadhu, a popular Indian TV drama. She also appeared with Rahul in Power Couple, a reality show that features 10 popular celebrity couples who compete in various challenges. The couple was eliminated early in the show’s run.
She also took roles in reality shows such as Bigg Boss – similar to Big Brother in the U.S. – and Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, a celebrity dance competition similar to Dancing with the Stars.
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