Indian Celebrities Mysterious Deaths


Behind the glitz and glamour of Bollywood lies a dark reality. There have been many sudden deaths that shook the entire nation. Every time we read the news of a famous Bollywood personality passing away we shocked.

If you know the real cause of following these Celebrities Mysterious Deaths, then you might shock again and more. Take a look at Bollywood celebrities who passed away under mysterious circumstances.


20Sridevi

Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan aka Sridevi Kapoor was an actress and film producer who appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada films. She was considered one of the biggest female superstars in Indian cinema. Sridevi ranked among the highest-paid actors in the 1980s and 1990s. The actress was born on 13 August 1963.

On 20 February 2018, Sridevi and her youngest daughter Khushi had flown to Dubai to attend the wedding of her nephew Mohit Marwah. She decided to spend a couple of days in Dubai after the wedding.

Sridevi found motionless in the hotel bathtub while she was alone in the hotel room on 24 February 2018. The forensic team found alcohol in her lung.



19Prathyusha – (Telugu/Tamil Actress)


Prathyusha was a film actress who is primarily work in Tamil and Telugu films. She was born on August 29, 1981, Andhra Pradesh, India. Prathyusha died on 23 February 2002. She was only 20 years old when she died.

Rumored that, she was gang-raped by her boyfriend Siddharth reddy along with sons of TDP ministers and son of Care hospital management. The forensic report proves that she was dead due to rape and strangulation.

Her boyfriend Siddhartha Reddy also harm himself to prove that he was innocent. They both were admitted to Care Hospital but only Siddhartha was recovered. Later Siddhartha was found guilty of encouragement Prathyusha to commit suicide and the court sent him to jail for 5 years. Sons of TDP ministers and son of Care hospital management were never charged for the incident. Her death was flamed as a suicide. So her death is a mystery. Is that suicide or murder?


18Monal Naval – (Tamil/Telegu Actress)

Monal Naval was a film actress who is primarily work in Tamil language films. She was born on January 26, 1981, Delhi, India. Naval died on April 30, 2002, Chennai, India. She was only 21 years old when she died. Naval was the younger sister of popular Tamil actress Simran. She made her debut in 2001 with Paarvai Ondre Podhume(2001) alongside with another mysterious dead actor Kunal and Badri(2001) alongside with popular actor Vijay.

She had a relationship with choreographer Prasanna Sujit. Somedays after broke up, she found hanging on 30 April 2002 in her room in Chennai. Her sister Simran accused choreographer, Prasanna Sujit for her suicide. Is she really dead by suicide?


17Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt was a famous director, film producer, and actor who was known for his primary work in Bollywood. His real name is Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone. He was born on July 9, 1925, Bengaluru, India and died October 10, 1964, Mumbai, India. He was 39 years old when he died. Dutt is included among the greatest film directors of all time in Bollywood history. 

On 10 October 1964, Dutt was found dead in his bed in his apartment in Bombay. The forensic report says, he is dead due to having too much-sleeping pills with alcohol. His death may have been an accident or suicide.


16Shikha Joshi

Shikha Joshi was a model and film actress who is primarily work in the Bollywood industry. Joshi is known for her role in B.A.Pass movie which was released in 2012. She was born in 1975. Shikha died on May 16, 2015, Andheri, India. She was 40 years old when she died.

On the 16 May 2015, Shikha was found in her bathroom with full of blood everywhere. The flat owner and friend Pushpa Parmar were present with Joshi at the flat during the incident. They said she slit her throat with a kitchen knife in the bathroom. Instead of getting her into a hospital they were busy to made video to prove innocence themselves. You can search and see the video on the internet.

She has named a cosmetic surgeon ‘Dr. Vijay Sharma’ and a ‘many married men’ on her video statement. Shikha was taken to the hospital more than one hour after slitting her throat. Doctor’s stated she was died due to excessive bleeding.



15Nafisa Joseph

Joseph was a model who is primarily work in the Bollywood industry. Nafisa was the winner of Femina Miss India Universe 1997 and was a finalist in the Miss Universe 1997. She was born on March 28, 1978, Bengaluru, India. Shikha died on July 29, 2004, Mumbai, India. The actress was only 26 years old when she died. She was a descendant of Sharmila Tagore.

Joseph’s body found hanging in her flat in on 29 July 2004. She was about to marry businessman Gautam Khanduja but that was called off. Gautam Khanduja was a married man but told her he had been divorced for two years. After that Gautam avoiding her and refused to answer any question about his marital life or produce divorce papers. Joseph’s parents accused him of abetting her suicide.


14Kuljeet Randhawa

Kuljeet Randhawa was a model and TV actress who is best known for her role in TV series Special Squad(2004-2005) and Kohinoor(2005). Randhawa appeared on several TV shows on Sony TV and Zee TV etc. She was born on January 1, 1976, Raniganj, India and died on February 8, 2006, Mumbai, India. She was only 30 years old when she died.

On 8 February 2006, Kuljeet’s body was found hanged in her apartment in Juhu, Mumbai. She left a suicide note, Kuljeet stated that she was ending her life due to unable to cope with life’s pressures. But she just had completed filming for the movie By Chance before death, why should she had to end her life?


13Viveka Babajee

Viveka Babajee was an Indian model and actress. She won Miss Mauritius in 1993 and Miss Mauritius Universe in 1994. She was best known for her KamaSutra condom ad in 1990s. Viveka was born on May 23, 1973, Port Louis, Mauritius and died on June 25, 2010, Bandra, Mumbai, India. She was aged 37 when she died.

On 25 June 2010, Babajee was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her apartment at Bandra, Mumbai. a diary was found next to her body and the last note in that diary was “you killed me, Gautam Vohra,”. The police reports stated that after separating her boyfriend Gautam Vohra she was fell into depression and suicide.

But later in 2012, the case was reopened by police and Gautam arrested because they found Gautam was connected with another murder case. So he would be also the suspect in Viveka’s murder.


12Silk Smitha – (Popular South Actress)

Silk Smitha was an actress who is known for her work in South Indian films. Her real name is Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati but she was better known by her stage name Silk Smitha. For her exotic and sexy looks, she becomes a sex symbol. In her 17 years of career, she appeared almost 400+ films. She was born on December 2, 1960, Eluru, India and died on September 23, 1996, Chennai, India. She was 35 years old when she died.

On September 23, 1996, Smitha was found dead in her home. The reason behind her death remains a mystery. Some believe it was suicide, others call it foul play. There was no reason she could suicide. Everything was running great in her life. On September 22 night, she called her friend dancer Anuradha to come to her home she needs to discuss some important thing with her. Anuradha told I will come tomorrow morning. Is that really a suicide?



11Kunal Singh – (Popular South Actor)

Kunal Singh was a film actor who has appeared mostly in Tamil language films. He was well known for his great role in Kadhalar Dhinam film which was released on 9 July 1999. Kunal born on September 29, 1977, Haryana, India and died on February 7, 2008, Oshiwara, Mumbai, India. He was aged only 30 years when he died.

On 7 February 2008, he was found hanging from a ceiling in his apartment in Mumbai. Kunal and actress Lavina Bhatia were alone together while the incident happened. Lavina said she was in the toilet for 10 minutes after that she saw Kunal was hanging. She has been remanded in police custody until November 26th, 2008. Police closed the case due to as a suicide.

But for the approach of Kunal’s father the case is reopened. After claiming Kunal’s body from the hospital, he found there are cut and struggle sign on his body. Kunal’s Father Col Singh said the injury in right hand suggested that maybe someone hold him from the back and the neck injury suggested that maybe someone pressed his throat. So I don’t think that was a suicide. What do you think?


10Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan was an Indian singer, model, and actress who is known for her work in Bollywood. She was born on February 20, 1988, New York City, New York, United States and died on June 3, 2013, Juhu, Mumbai, India. Jiah was only 25 years old when she died.

On June 3, 2013, Jiah was found hanging from a ceiling fan on her house in the bedroom in Juhu, Mumbai while his mother, sisters no one present in the home. On 7 June 2013, a six-page suicide note was found by her sister. Recent abortion was mentioned in the suicide note. There are lots of struggling marks on her body. Her mother claim it’s not a suicide it’s a murder.

She was a live-in relation with Aditya Pancholi’s son Suraj Pancholi. Suraj was taken to police custody for investigation. The Bombay High Court granted him bail on 2 July 2013. Later Court transfers the case to CBI. As per its investigations, the cause of Jiah’s death was ‘suicide by hanging’. It was reported that Jiah Khan was in the state of depression because of her falling relationship with Sooraj Pancholi and career. But it’s really a suicide?



9Divya Bharti

Divya Bharti, another heartthrob actress of Bollywood. She was one of the highest paid actresses of her time. Her real name was Divya Om Prakash Bharti, also known as Sanah Nadiadwala and Sanah Bharti. She was married to Sajid Sajid Nadiadwala a popular producer in Bollywood. Born on February 25, 1974, Mumbai, India and died on April 5, 1993, Versova, Mumbai, India. She was only 19 years old when she died.

On 5 April 1993, Divya fell off the balcony of her fifth-floor apartment at the Tulsi buildings in Mumbai. After that, she was admitted to Cooper Hospital. THen she was died due to heavy internal bleeding from the head. The reason for falling was never found exactly. But several theories measured by the media and fans during that time, including falling under influence of alcohol, push by someone, suicide, and involvement of her husband and underworld mafia etc.


8Pratyusha Banerjee

Pratyusha Banerjee was an Indian television actress who is appeared in several tv serials and reality shows. She was known for her role in tv series  Balika Vadhu in 2010. Pratyusha was born on August 10, 1991, Jamshedpur, India and died on April 1, 2016, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, India. She was only 24 years old when she died.

Pratyusha was in a live-in relation with her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh. She was found hanging in her apartment in Mumbai while Rahul was not present in the house. Later Rahul breaks into the house and found her body hanging. While investigating her death cause, advocate found a piece of evidence which indicates her boyfriend Rahul forced her into prostitution. She also didn’t leave any suicide note.


7Parveen Babi

Babi was a famous Indian actress who is known for her work in Bollywood industry. She appeared in almost 50 films on Bollywood. Babi was born on April 4, 1949, Junagadh, India and died on  January 20, 2005, Juhu, Mumbai, India. She aged 55 years when she died.

on 22 January 2005, she found dead in her residence. The secretary of her residential society alerted the police that she had not collected milk and newspapers from her doorstep for three days. The forensic report says she died due to total organ failure. There was no food on her stomach only alcohol which would be from her medicine. Is it a normal death or suicide? that is a mystery.



6Uday Kiran – (Telegu Actor)

Uday Kiran was an Indian actor who is primarily worked in Telegu industry. He was the youngest winner of the Filmfare best actor after the legendary Kamal Hassan. Uday was born on June 26, 1980, Hyderabad, India and died on January 5, 2014, Srinagar Colony, Yousufguda, India. He died when he was only 33 years old.

On 5 January 2014, his body was found hanging from the ceiling. He was about to marry popular actor Union Minister Chiranjeevi’s daughter. But for some reason that was called off. After that, he was not getting any movie role even which he already signed also called off. Then he about to marry his longtime girlfriend Vishita. Vishita first discovered her dead body.


5Reem Kapadia – (Dimple’s Sister)

Reem Kapadia was an Indian costume designer and actress. She was well known for her role in HorrorCrimeThriller film Haveli (1985) along with Rakesh Roshan. The actress was a younger sister of popular actress Dimple Kapadia. She died on March 27, 1991.

On March 27, 1991, her body was found in her London house. The forensic report says she died due to an overdose of unknown drugs. There were rumored about being involved in the Hindujas international flesh trade. Her death was suspicious but police unable to collect any evidence against anyone or any organization.



4Pradeep Kumar – (Tamil/Telugu TV Actor)

Pradeep Kumar was a Tamil/Telugu TV Actor. Kumar was born in 1987 and died May 3, 2017, Hyderabad, India. He died at the age of 29.

The actor’s body was found hanging to the ceiling at his apartment in Alkapuri colony on May 3 while his wife Pavani and brother in law Shravan were in the apartment.There was no suicide note found. Pavani said

“I and my brother Shravan, we forcefully opened the door and found that Pradeep was hanging. Immediately we tried to bring him down and in the process, his body slipped from my hand and he fell down. We alerted the ambulance hoping that he might be alive. He was declared dead by doctors,”


3Atul B Tapkir – (Marathi film producer)

Atul B Tapkir was a Marathi film producer. Tapkir was born on April 10, 1982, and died May 10, 2017, Pune, India. He died at the age of 35.

Atul’s was found dead at a luxury hotel in Pune on May 10, 2017. The room was locked from inside. Police had to break-in the hotel room. He posted on his facebook long suicide note that shows he was is a huge depression. Tapkir said his wife threw him out of their home, and he had to live out of the house for six months.



2Disha Ganguly – (Kolkata TV actress)

Disha Ganguly was a Bengali TV actress who is best known for her role in ‘Tumi Asshbe Bole’ series. Ganguly was born in 1992 and died April 9, 2015, Kolkata, India. She died at the age of 23.

Disha Ganguly was found hanging to the ceiling fan at her Kolkata home on April 9, 2015, morning. She had fixed a schedule with her actor boyfriend Vivaan for that day. But Disha didn’t answer the phone so that Vivaan came to see her and discover her hanging body inside the house. Later police found that before death she transferred ₹50000 to another account using mobile banking. This death is mysterious.


1Fatafat Jayalakshmi – (Tamil/Telugu actress)

Fatafat Jayalakshmi(Jayalakshmi Reddy) was a popular Tamil and Telugu actress. She appeared more than 66 movies in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. The actress was born in 1958, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and died in 1980, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She died at the age of 22.

Jayalakshmi was found hanging from her ceiling fan on her house in 1980(exact date not found). She was married to the nephew of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late M. G. Ramachandran. The reason was given was failed marriage. she was at the peak of her career.


This is the list of Bollywood Celebrities whos death was a mystery. We will update the list after year goes by. Comment your impression in the comment section.

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