Mumbai: Bollywood actress Jiah Khan has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her Juhu residence on late Monday night, police said.
    
According to the police her maid, watchman and neighbours are being interrogated to find out her last visitors.

Jiah's mother and sister had gone out and she was alone at the house when the incident happened, police said.

"Jiah's mother found her hanging when they returned at around 11 PM," police said, adding that Jiah used her own dupatta to hang herself.

READ MORE: Bollywood shocked over Jiah Khan’s demise

Police said postmortem of the body will be conducted on Tuesday and they have registered a case of accidental death. Police are yet to record the statement of the actress'  mother as she is in shock.

Movies of Jia Khan

The 25-year old actress made her acting debut in Ram Gopal Varma's controversial film 'Nishabd' where she acted opposite Amitabh Bachchan. Upon its release in March 2007, the film received mixed reviews but Jiah was noted for her confidence, attitude and sex appeal. She also got a Filmfare Best Debutant Nomination.

Jiah was noted for her confidence, attitude and sex appeal in Nishabd

She then appeared alongside Aamir Khan in AR Murugadoss's 'Ghajini', the Hindi remake of the director's own Tamil film of the same name

Later she appeared as a supporting actress in Sajid Khan's multi starrer comedy film 'Housefull' in 2010 which was her last film

JPN/Agencies/Mid-Day

Latest News from India News Desk