Actor Sameer Sharma was found hanging at his Mumbai home in suburban Malad, police said on Thursday.
Sharma, 44, who worked in serials like ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki’ and ‘Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyar Ke’, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the kitchen of his flat at Neha building in Chincholi Bunder locality in Malad (West) on Wednesday night, a police official said. Also Read– Community mourns protester Garrett Foster fatally shot
No suicide note was found at the scene and it is suspected Sharma hanged himself two days back, Malad police station’s senior inspector George Fernandes informed.
Sameer Sharma found hanging from kitchen ceiling
The incident came to light when the building’s watchman looked through the kitchen window and saw Sharma hanging. He then alerted the building authorities.
Later, the society members informed the police who rushed to the scene and took Sharma to a hospital where doctors declared him dead, another official said.The actor was living alone in the rented flat since February, he said, adding the police were trying to get in touch with his family members.
“We have not found any suicide note at the scene. It seems to be suicide case. It is suspected that he hanged himself two days back. We have sent the body for an autopsy,” Fernandes said. Based on primary information, an Accidental Death Report (ADR) has been registered, he said, adding that further investigation is underway.
Currently police are ruling the death as a suicide until further evidence is brought to light.