Actress Found Dead in Her Mumbai Flat

Mumbai: Actress Noor Malabika Das, who has worked in several webshows, was found dead in her Mumbai flat with the cops suspecting she died by suicide.

The 32-year-old actress hailed from Assam. Before becoming an actor, she worked as an air hostess with Qatar Airways. She was the co-star of Kajol in the 2023 legal drama 'The Trial.' Apart from that, she also acted in a few films and web series, including Siskiyaan, Teekhi Chatni, Jaghanya Upaya, Charamsukh, Dekhi Andekhi and Backrod Hustale.

Noor was found dead in her flat in the Lokhandwala in the Oshiwara area of Andheri. Her body was recovered from her flat after her neighbours noticed a foul smell and informed the cops, sources said.

The cops broke open the door and found the actress's body in a decomposed state. They have collected samples, including medicines and mobile phones, from her home as part of the probe. But no suicide note was recovered from her flat, a police official said, adding that an accidental death report (ADR) has been filed. An autopsy has also been conducted.

Mumbai Police have launched an investigation into her death and Noor’s family, who are in their native place, have also been informed. The actor was cremated on Sunday by an NGO, police said.

All Indian Cine Workers Association has called on Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Home Minister Devendra Fadnavis to conduct a thorough probe into the alleged suicide.The AICWEA, in a post on X, said: “This unfortunate incident underscores a serious issue within the Bollywood and broader Indian film industry, where reports of suicides among actors and actresses are alarmingly frequent. It is imperative for the government to investigate the underlying causes behind these recurring tragedies in the Indian film industry.”

( Source : Deccan Chronicle )
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