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Actress Pallavi Dey found dead at Kolkata home

Actress Pallavi Dey found dead at Kolkata home

Bengali actress Pallavi Dey, who was playing the female lead in TV show ‘Mon Mane Na’, was found dead at her flat in Garfa, Kolkata on Sunday morning. Police sources suggest, the young actress in her early 20s, died by suicide, report agencies.

She was found hanging from the ceiling fan. She was rushed to Bangur hospital where she was declared dead. Police are investigating the matter and trying to find out the reason behind the drastic step. Her body is sent for post-mortem. The news has left her co-stars and fans in deep shock.

Co-star Anamitra Batabyal, who also works in ‘Mon Mane Na’, is taken aback by the news. He attended the shooting with Pallavi two days back. He says, “I’m in utter shock. We shot for the television show on May 12 and later had a chat with her. I still can’t believe the news,” he adds.

Yet another team member said: “She attended the shoot two days back and we had no idea that she was depressed or disturbed about anything. I still can’t believe she is no more.”

Pallavi became a household name playing a meaty role in television serial ‘Resham Jhanpi’. She bagged the TV project ‘Ami Sirajer Begum’, starring Sean Banerjee as the male lead. Although the show had a brief run, Pallavi and Sean enjoyed a good fan base as a lead pair of the period piece.

The actress was currently playing the female lead in ‘Mon Mane Na’, which stars Samm Bhattacharya as the male lead while actress Anjana Basu is essaying a negative role in the show.

Pallavi’s demise has left her teammates as well as other artists deeply saddened too.