By Devanshi Thakkar
Tamil TV actress VJ Chitra has allegedly committed suicide. Chitra. She was 28 and was best known for playing the role of Mullai in the popular show Pandian Stores.
The actress was reportedly found hanging at a five-star hotel in Nazarethpettai in Tamil Nadu on December 9, Wednesday.
Among her televisions serial appearances, some of the shows that shot her to fame include Chinna Papa Periya Papa, which ran on Sun TV between 2014 and 2018; season two of the popular serial Saravanan Meenatchi on Vijay TV; and Darling Darling, which aired on Zee Tamizh between 2016 and 2017. She also played the titular role on Zee Tamizh’s Velunachi. She also hosted Vijay TV’s Vasool Vettai in 2019.
Reports said that the late TV actress had returned to her hotel room at 2:30 am after finishing shooting at EVP Film City Tuesday night. She was staying at the hotel with her fiance Hemanth. Both got engaged a few months back. Chitra was engaged to Hemanth ,a businessman, this August.
In his statement to the police, Hemanth has reportedly claimed that after returning from the shoot, Chitra told him she is going for a bath and when she didn’t come out for long, he called the hotel staff. When the door was opened with a duplicate key, Chitra was reportedly found hanging from the ceiling fan.
A police official from Nazrathpet station says, “The hotel manager called the police helpline number 100 about 3.30 am on Wednesday. We are currently investigating the cause of her death.” More details are awaited.
She was also said to have signed to play an important role in an upcoming Tamil film
The news of Chitra’s death has shocked many of her fans.
Only hours before her death, Chitra had shared pictures of herself from a photo shoot, on her Instagram page. She is seen dressed in a purple and green silk saree.
The news of Chitra’s death has shocked many of her fans and has expressed shock over her sudden demise and offered condolences.
May her beautiful soul rests in peace.