Mumbai: A young TV actress Tunisha Sharma reportedly committed suicide on Saturday and her co-star Sheezan Mohammed Khan was arrested following a complaint filed by Tunisha’s mother with the Mumbai police.
A case of suicide was registered against Sheezan, police said on Sunday. Sheezan was sent to four-day police custody by Mumbai’s Vasai court. The police have also summoned Parth Zutshi, another actor, for questioning in the case.
On the other hand, reacting to the speculations that the young actress was pregnant, the police dismissed the pregnancy speculations and said that the post mortem reports of the deceased actress determined that she died of strangulation after “hanging”. Police said Tunisha Sharma and Sheezan Mohammed Khan were in a relationship and broke up 15 days ago.
“Tunisha Sharma used to work as an actress in a TV show. Tunisha Sharma and Sheezan Khan had a love affair. They had a break-up 15 days ago after which she committed suicide on the sets of her show,” Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Chandrakant Jadhav said at a press conference here.
Tunisha Sharma was found dead on the sets of ‘Ali Baba: Dastaan-E-Kabul’ on Saturday. Television actress Tunisha has also acted in a number of Bollywood films including Fitoor, Baar Baar Dekho, Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh and Dabangg 3.
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(With input from ANI)