‘Balika Vadhu’ actress Pratyusha Banerjee was found hanging in her apartment on April 1. The death of one of the most popular TV actress left the nation in a shock.
With twists and turns in Pratyusha’s suicide case happening almost everyday, there is a new person involved in the story now.
A mystery girl named Jazz has entered the case claiming that she was with Pratyusha and her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh till the morning of April 1 – hours before Banerjee was found dead.
Jazz, a struggling Bollywood actress and Pratyusha’s close friend, is going to be seen in ‘Beimaan Love’ starring Sunny Leone.
Jazz, gave her statement at the Bangur Nagar police station after Pratyusha’s death but kept away from media as she did not want any troubles or attention.
Jazz considered Pratyusha as her sister and was close to her. While talking to a tabloid, Jazz told that Pratyusha was too strong to commit suicide. She also told about how she was with the actress till the morning of April 1 and Pratyusha was absolutely happy and excited about her wedding with Rahul. She added that maybe Pratyusha was trying to play a prank on Rahul which led to her death. According to Jazz, Pratyusha was not the one who gave up.
Talking about the marks on her neck, Jazz told that they were burn injuries. When Jazz asked Pratyusha about the marks, Pratyusha told her that it was due to hot oil while fryish fish.
Jazz knew Rahul and Pratyusha seperately. While she knew Pratyusha as the ‘Balika Vadhu’ actress, Rahul helped her in networking in the industry. Rahul and Jazz had been planning to meet for quite some time and she called him on March 31 evening to catch up. Jazz and Rahul met at a restobar in Link Road, Andheri and Pratyusha was at home. After chilling, the two went to their house in Goregaon. Pratyusha was in her night dress when the two reached and immediately changed into a top and jeans – the same clothes in which she was found hanging. Rahul and Jazz visited the Mount Mary Church in Bandra, but Pratyusha did not tag along as she was sleepy. Jazz, Rahul and Pratyusha were at the couple’s house till morning. Pratyusha was drinking beer and looked happy. Pratyusha asked Jazz to stay over but she left at 7 am. On her way back, Jazz even texted Pratyusha thanking her for being an amazing host. Jazz got a call from Rahul around 4 pm who broke the news of Pratyusha’s death. She was shocked.
While talking to a tabloid, Jazz told that Pratyusha was a strong and calm girl. According to Jazz, she was trying to play a prank on Rahul and it turned out into an accident. She might have planned a surprise for him as she had a sindoor on her forehead. If she wanted to die, or she was depressed, she would have left a note. The marks on her neck was burn injuries.