Smita Bansal, who played Sumitra--Pratyusha Banerjee's doting mother-in-law on Colors' popular show Balika Vadhu--is shell-shocked with the news of her suicide, as she remembers her as a "happy and loving child" who adored life. She would snap out of it even if she felt low at times," says Smita. It was her first major show; she had come from a small town. For us (Balika Vadhu team) the transition was a little tough, with a new Anandi coming in, after Avika Gor's exit.
Bollywood actress Pratyusha Banerjee has committed suicide at the age of 24 – and reports are now claiming she split with her boyfriend prior to her death.
The star, best known for appearing in Indian TV show Balika Vadhu, was pronounced dead at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Mumbai last night after she allegedly hanged herself.
He made his acting debut in 2008 with the serial Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na.
He is best known for his character of Shiv in Balika Vadhu which airs on Colors.
Pratyusha Banerjee committed suicide on April 1 by hanging from the fan at her Mumbai home.