Chennai: Tamil TV actress VJ Chitra has allegedly committed suicide. Chitra, 28, 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.
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 fiancé Hemanth. Both had got engaged a few months back.
In his statement to the police, Hemanth has reportedly claimed that after returning from the shoot, Chitra told him that 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.
The family of the deceased is yet to issue a statement. The Tamil TV actress’ fans have expressed shock over her sudden demise and offered condolences.