25 Jan 2021: Kannada actor Jayashree Ramaiah found dead in Bengaluru
Kannada actor and former Bigg Boss Kannada contestant Jayashree Ramaiah was on Monday found dead in Bengaluru.
As per reports, she had been allegedly battling depression for several months and was undergoing treatment at a rehabilitation home.
It is being said that she had been disappointed with the lack of work opportunities.
Here are more details on this.
Details: A police case has been registered
Reports state the actor had been staying at the Sandhya Kiran Asharam in Bengaluru.
Her body was recovered by the authorities of the Ashram, after the late actor's family members and friends informed them that she had stopped responding to messages and phone calls.
A case has been registered at the Madanayakanahalli Police station and an investigation is underway.
Backstory: She had earlier talked about ending her life
In June 2020, she had hinted that she wanted to end her life.
Her post read, "I quit. Goodbye to this f*****g world and depression."
After queries poured in on social media, she took down the post and reportedly wrote, "I'm Alright and safe!! Love you all (sic)."
"I am unable to battle depression," she had said in another post in July last year.
Work: A brief about Ramaiah's career
Ramaiah had started her career in the entertainment industry as a model and later ventured into acting with Imran Sardhariya's Uppu Huli Khara in 2017.
She gained wider popularity after her stint in the TV reality show Bigg Boss Kannada's third season.
She also acted in a movie called Black, which was directed by Mahendra.
Suicide helplines: If you're having suicidal thoughts, please seek help
In case you need help or know someone who does, you can reach out to AASRA for suicide prevention counseling. Their number is 022 2754 6669 (24 hours).
You can also contact the Hyderabad-based Roshni NGO at +914066202000 or COOJ at +918322252525.
Sneha India Foundation, which works 24X7, can be contacted at +914424640050.
Vandrevala Foundation has trained counselors, and their number is 18602662345.
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