- Actor Kushal Punjabi commits suicide at the tender age of 42. His body was found by his parents on Friday.
- He left behind a suicide note. He is survived by his son Kian, sister, parents and wife.
Television actor Kushal Punjabi of Kaal and Lakshya fame was found dead in his apartment in Bandra in the wee hours of Friday morning.
His body was found by parents around 2 am. Also, the actor had also written a suicide note. In which he stated that nobody was responsible for his death. His parents went to his home in Alstic Building on St. Andrews Road after he did not receive their call.
“He was found dead by his parents around 2 am on Friday. His parents reached building after he did not receive their calls. He left a one and half page of suicide note”, said Police officer from Bandra police station.
The note said all his property should be divided amongst his parents, sisters and son. On the basis of primary information, an accidental death report (ADR) has been registered in Bandra Police Station.
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As per TV actor and colleague Chetan Hansraj, Kushal and his wife were living separately. “I don’t want to talk about this now. They were not separated but were deciding to file for divorce. He was living here while she was living abroad with their son.”
He further stated that the actor’s last rites will take place on Saturday at 12 pm.
Punjabi’s close friend Karanvir Bohra was first one to break the news of his death on social media. “Your demise has shocked the hell out of me. I’m still in denial, I know you in a happier place, but this is unfathomable. The way you led your life really inspired me.
For many people in the entertainment industry, Kushal’s suicide had recalled the death of Pratyusha Banerjee, Kuljeet Randhawa and Nafisa Joseph, all young and TV celebrities went too soon.