May 26, 2020

Crime Patrol actress Preksha Mehta commits suicide

Preksha Mehta, who did a couple of episodic's of Crime Patrol committed suicide.



TV actress Preksha, 24, allegedly committed suicide by hanging at at her residence in Bajrang Nagar under Hira Nagar police station jurisdiction on Monday (May 25) night. But the family got to know about it only in the Tuesday morning. Preksha's father was the first person to see her. She was rushed to the hospital but was declared brought dead.

She hailed from Indore, Madhya Pradesh and was in the city since the lockdown.


She came to Mumbai a couple of years ago to pursue a career in acting and was not able to get the work, because of which she was suffering from depression. From the last couple of months she was looking for work but nothing had come her way.

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Her last few social media posts hint at mental agony she was going through. In her last Instagram story, Preksha wrote,‘सबसे बुरा होता है सपनो का मर जाना’ (the worst thing is the death of your dreams).



We heard, she also left behind a suicide note but didn’t mention the reason behind taking such an extreme step. A copy of her suicide note has now surfaced and it speaks of her pain and anguish. Not blaming any person for her death, Preksha had written, "Mere toote huye sapno ne mere confidence ka dam tod diya hai, main mare huye sapnon ke saath nahi jee sakti. Iss negativity ke saath rehna mushkil hai. Pichle ek saal se maine bohot koshish ki. Ab mein thak gayi hoon."

This is the second instance of a TV actor committing suicide in the wake of the countrywide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

On May 15, actor Manmeet Grewal, who worked on shows like “Aadat Se Majboor” and “Kuldeepak”, committed suicide after struggling with dwindling finances

-K Himaanshu Shuklaa..

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