MUMBAI: Famous Indian actress Kondapalli Sravani has allegedly committed suicide and was found dead at her residence in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
According to Indian media reports, the 26-year-old Kondapalli was found hanging at her residence in Madhuranagar on Tuesday evening.
Police have launched an investigation into the death of the actress, as per reports.
On the other hand, the family of Sravani has alleged that the actress took the extreme step after police failed to act against her former boyfriend Devaraj Reddy, who had been harassing her and had even received INR 100,000 from the actress.
On June 22, Sravani had registered a complaint against Devaraj at a police station regarding the issue.
Sravani, who mainly appears in Telugu television, was shifted to hospital by her family where the doctors pronounced her dead.
Devaraj had come into contact with the actress through Tik-Tok a few months ago. The friendship between the two turned into love. Sravani’s family said he started harassing her for money.
Devaraj had threatened to post her personal photographs and videos on social media, the family said.
Earlier, Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14.
Police had confirmed that Sushant committed suicide, as he was found hanging from the ceiling. The 34-year-old actor was living alone at his residence in Mumbai during the lockdown, according to police.
Citing police Indian media said that Singh was suffering from depression for the past six months. Born in Bihar’s Purnea, Rajput’s family moved to Patna when he was young.
Later, he came to Delhi to study engineering but left the course mid-way to work in the showbiz.