MUMBAI, INDIA. (THECOUNT) — Bollywood actor, Samir Sharma, who worked in serials like ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki’ and ‘Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyar Ke’, allegedly committed suicide at his home in suburban Malad, police said on Thursday.

Sharma, 44, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the kitchen of his flat at Neha building in Chincholi Bunder locality in Malad overnight, police said.


No suicide note was found at the scene and it is suspected he hanged himself two days ago.

The incident comes on the heels of the recent suicide death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, who was found hanging at his apartment in suburban Bandra on June 14.

Indian actor Kushal Punjabi died of an apparent suicide back in December. He was 42.

According to reports, the actor’s parents were unable to contact him by phone when he was found dead in an apparent suicide.


Geo quick facts: Mumbai (formerly called Bombay) is a densely populated city on India’s west coast. A financial center, it’s India’s largest city. On the Mumbai Harbour waterfront stands the iconic Gateway of India stone arch, built by the British Raj in 1924. Offshore, nearby Elephanta Island holds ancient cave temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. The city’s also famous as the heart of the Bollywood film industry – wikipedia.