Suicides are very usual in India. On an average, 15 people commit suicide every day. It is very common in our film industry as well. Many celebs suffer from depression. In order to maintain their position at the top they go through extreme mental breakdown which leaves them utterly shattered. Hence they find it more convenient an option to end their lives.
These are Bollywood’s controversial suicides that will definitely give you goosebumps.
1. Silk Smitha
She committed suicide in her Chennai apartment on 23 September 1996. She was a dire alcoholic and was suffering from some financial issues which led to depression.
2. Parveen Babi
She was most remembered for her glamorous roles in movies like blockbusters like Deewar, Namak Halaal. She was mentally ill. Everybody started addressing her as ‘gone case’. She finally gave up in life and committed suicide by taking excessive sleeping pills and alcohol.
3. Jiah Khan
Jiah’s suicide case is the most terrible suicides in the history of Indian cinema. She hanged herself from the ceiling fan. She was found dead on 3 June 2013 in her flat in Juhu. Sooraj Pancholi, her ex-boyfriend was accused of forcing her into committing suicide. She left behind a note of 6 pages which narrate the story her frustrated love life and depression.
4. Guru Dutt
The multi-talented personality, Guru Dutt committed suicide on 10th October 1964. He was an actor, producer and film director. Some of his super hit movies were Pyaasa, Kaagaz ke Phool, and Chaudhvin Ka Chand. His love life was the main reason for his unfortunate death. He was madly in love with the actress, Waheeda Rehman. Her wife Geeta Dutta showed her disapproval and this led to many consecutive feuds between the couple. He consumed a lot of sleeping pills and alcohol.
5. Divya Bharti
Her death could not be deemed as suicide with certainty. But she did fell from a five-story apartment building, Tulsi Apartment in Versova on 5 April 1993. She was only 19 when she died.