Popular Tamil actress VJ Chitra died on Wednesday morning. Her body was recovered from a popular star hotel in Chennai.
Meanwhile, Chitra's mother has said during an interview that the actress was a bold woman, and she would advise people with such weak thoughts. She also alleged that it was not a suicide and that her husband Hemanth would have beaten her to death.
Chitra’s father told during an interview that they both got married secretly a couple of months back, and they were about to renew their vows in an elaborate ceremony in the month of February.
He added that he has no speculations on this death and stated that he has no reason to believe that it could not be a suicide. He, however, said that there was no reason for her to take that extreme decision.
Cops confirm suicide
Amid the various speculations that is doing the rounds on Internet, Chennai police have confirmed that the actress died by suicide.
An investigating officer told media that the allegations made by the family will be probed.
Chitra, who gained a massive fan-base after her staring in Tamil series Pandiyan Stores, got engaged to a Chennai-based businessman Hemanth in August this year and the photoshoot of her engagement ceremony went viral. Chitra and her husband were staying a Chennai based star hotel. On the wee hours of Wednesday, she reached the hotel after a late-night shoot, and told her husband that she wanted to take a shower. However, since she did not come back even after a long time and there was no answer from her, Hemanth called for help. When they opened the door, they found her hanging from the ceiling of the bathroom, say reports.