Mumbai: Actor Aditya Pancholi’s son, Sooraj Pancholi, is under suspicion in connection with the alleged suicide of Britain-born Bollywood actress Jiah Khan. He is being interrogated by Mumbai Police.

Britain-born actress Nafisa alias Jiah Khan, who made her acting debut opposite Amitabh Bachhan in Ram Gopal Verma’s Nishabd in 2007, committed suicide by hanging herself at her Juhu residence on Monday night. 

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According to the sources, it is believed that Jiah Khan was in a relationship with Sooraj for quite some time. The police say that Jiah had spoken to Sooraj over phone on Monday evening. Sources say that the two had a quarrel over Sooraj’s friendship with some other woman.

Since Jiah has left no suicide note, the investigators are not yet clear about the reason behind her death.

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Jiah’s mother, who on returning home found the actress hanging from the ceiling on Monday, informed the police that the actress had returned from Hyderabad just two days back and was quite upset about her auditions not going well. She also told the police that she was trying very hard to resolve the issues between Jiah and Sooraj. The police are also interrogating Jiah’s neighbours and her servants.

Jiah was living with her mother in her Juhu apartment for the past three years. According to the sources, Jiah’s postmortem took time as the procedure was video recorded by the police. Her last rites are likely to take place on Wednesday morning.


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