The untimely death of television actress Pratyusha Banerjee shocked her fans and members of film fraternity and television industry. Anandi of "Balika Vadhu" aka Pratyusha committed suicide Friday at her residence in Mumbai. She was 24.
Bollywood celebrities, including Abhishek Bachchan, Karan Johar and Anupam Kher, expressed their grief and shock over the untimely death of Pratyusha. Television actors also took to Twitter to pay condolences.
Here is what her colleagues from film and television posted on Twitter:
Karan Johar: This is just so sad...and a wake up calm to families and friends who don't consider depression a medical condition...RIP #PratyushaBanerjee
Madhur Bhandarkar: Shocked & saddened to hear about the sudden death of Pratyusha Banerjee May god give her family strength to deal with the loss. RIP
Kunal Kohli: #shocking #sad #why #anandi #balikavadhu #pratyushabanerjee we never know who's going thru what
Rishi Kapoor: What a shame! Such a lovely person should suicide! Who knows the turmoil within her. RIP.
Anupam Kher: Deeply saddened by the news about #PratyushaBanerjee. May God give her family the strength to deal with this loss. भगवान आत्मा को शान्ति दे।
Abhishek Bachchan: What have u done Pratyusha Banerjee, I wish it was an April Fool news, She was just 24! RIP Aanandi :(
Sophie Choudry: So shocked to hear about #pratyushabanerjee suicide..Makes me think of Nafisa & Jiah. All beautiful, talented girls. This is Heartbreaking
Karan Wahi: Not the way to go....rip pratyusha banerjee....wen smeone dies they dont die alone...suicide is neva the rite way out.. SAD
Kiku Sharda: Balika vadu star pratyusha banerjee commits suicide. "why why why"Shocking ,SAD
Kushal Tandon: Sad .... Life is difficult ... But why do this ... This is not the way to end ur life ,rip Pratyusha strength to her family sad sad sad
Dimpy Ganguly: Completely shocked hearing abt Pratyusha Banerjee!My heart felt condolences to her friends and family.May her soul rest in peace.Really sad!
Kamaal R Khan: RIP Pratyusha Banerjee who committed suicide. It's really horrible news for me. It's not done Yaar
Tanuj Garg: Terrible, terrible news about Pratyusha Banerjee. Met her once at a party. How extreme must pressures be to drive one to take one's own life
Payal Rohatgi: This world is Not gonna let u live but You gotta live for God got u in this world. RIP Pratyusha Banerjee. I am very sad to hear this news
Rahul Mahajan: RIP #PratyushaBanerjee
Urvashi Dholakia: RIP #PratyushaBanerjee ..too young to go
Karishma Tanna: Extremely shocking and sad news.. Rip pratyusha :(((
Sambhavna Seth: Shocking..Cant believe this news..RIP #pratyushabanerjee
Gauahar Khan: Sad sad sad..Nothing's worth ending your 1 beautiful gift called life for... My heart bleeds for the parents and family..#suicidesnvrthecure Heartbroken about the news.... @PratsBanerjee... A sweet soul...