5 TV Actors Who Died Young: SSR, Sidharth Shukla, Vaishali Takkar & More

Here are the top 5 most popular television actors who died at a young age-

There are many big names in the television industry who passed away at a young age leaving their fans in a state of utter shock. While some died due to their health others left the world under mysterious circumstances. One such case remains Vaishali Takkar’s death which apparently is reported to have been a suicide though the reason still remains unknown to the day.

Here are the top 5 most popular television actors who died at a young age-

  1. Vaishali Takkar

Vaishali Takkar was a known name in the television industry, the actress appeared in the popular television drama “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehalata Hai”. On Sunday it was reported that the 30 years old had passed away after committed suicide. Police recovered a suicide note from the spot, as per the evidence collected from the spot, the reason for Vaishali’s suicide has been cited as a turbulent romantic affair. The matter is under investigation and is registered at the Tejaji Nagar police station. The actress was engaged to a Kenya-based surgeon Abhinandan Singh.

2. Sonali Phogat

The Bigg Boss 14 fame Sonali Phogat passed away on 23rd August after suffering a massive heart attack in Goa. The actress and politician complained of having uneasiness to her staff soon after which she was taken to the hospital. Following her death, her brother alleged that the politician and actress was r*ped and murdered by her 2 associates. Sonali Phogat’s husband Sanjay Phogat passed away in the year 2016, apparently, her husband was found dead inside a farmhouse. Sonali is survived by her daughter Yashodhara Phogat.

3. Sidharth Shukla

Sidharth Shukla has been one of the most renowned face in both Bollywood and the television industry. The actor appeared alongside Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. He later rose to extreme fame after his appearance in Bigg Boss season 13 where he defeated Asim Riaz to become the winner. However, he passed away at the age of 41 on 2 September in the year 2021 after facing a cardiac arrest. The actor enjoyed an extreme fan base throughout his career in the industry and it still remains so.

4. Sushant Singh Rajput

Another name that still resides in the hearts of almost everyone is Sushant Singh Rajput. Sushant who rose to become a formidable presence on the big screen was found dead in his apartment on June 14, 2020. The actor rose to fame with his exemplary acting skills when he debuted on television alongside Ankita Lokhande in Pavitra Rishta, soon after which he tested his luck in films, and his journey in Bollywood marked several blockbuster hits.

5. Pratyusha Banerjee

Another television actor who died in mysterious circumstances remains the Balika Vadhu fame actress Pratyusha Banerjee, the actress still resides in the hearts of her fans as “Anandi”. The actress rose to fame with her television drama Balika Vadhu. She later appeared in the reality show Bigg Boss season 7. Pratyusha was found dead at her residence on 1st April 2016. The sudden demise of the actress left everyone in shock, it was reported that the actress committed suicide due to her ongoing relationship issues.

Apart from these many other famous television actors like Deepesh Bhan, Divya Bhatnagar, Sejal Sharma, Kushal Punjabi, Danish Zehen, Samir Sharma, Asif Basra among others are some of the names of the television industry who left the world at a very young age.

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