While the suicide case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has not been resolved yet, another bad news has come out from the Indian showbiz industry.
Sameer Sharma, a 44-year-old actor who acted in popular Indian dramas such as 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke and Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon' was found dead at home. The Indian newspaper The Indian Express quoted another broadcaster as saying that Sameer Sharma's body was found at his residence in Mumbai.
The actor's body was reported to the local police after a watchman of his society saw it, the report said. Mumbai's Malada police confirmed the actor's death, saying a report of accidental murder was lodged after the body of Sameer Sharma was found. Police said no suicide note was found at Sameer Sharma's house and it was not clear if the actor had committed suicide or something else.
Showbiz website Pink Villa reported that Sameer Sharma's body was found hanging from a kitchen fan and no notes were found in his house. The website quoted a friend of the actor as saying that Sameer Sharma had been upset for the past few weeks and was also under pressure due to money cuts in his work due to the lockdown caused by the Corona epidemic.
However, Samir Sharma's friend did not elaborate on the actor's depression and said that he last spoke to Samir on July 22 and he was a little upset. Sameer Sharma had rented a flat in February this year, where he lived alone, and it could not be immediately confirmed whether the actor was suffering from depression or major financial problems.
Sameer Sharma's last drama was Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke. Besides, he had acted in big budget dramas of various Indian TV channels. Leading personalities of the Indian showbiz industry, including Bollywood, expressed deep sorrow over the death of Sameer Sharma and also paid tributes to him.