Actress Pratyusha Banerjee last rites held in Oshiwara

Mumbai (Noopur Mavchy & Puneet Chandel for News24): The last rites of TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee, who allegedly committed suicide on Friday, were performed at the Oshiwara crematorium here on Saturday. 

Popularly known as "Anandi" from TV series Balika Vadhu, the 24-year-old actress, who was planning to get married to her boyfriend Rahul Singh, was dressed like a bride for the funeral.

Pratyusha's close friends from the entertainment industry including actors Ejaz Khan, Kamya Punjabi, Rakhi Sawant among others attended the last rites at the Oshiwara crematorium here.

On Friday evening, the actress allegedly hanged herself from a fan at her Goregaon residence but was found alive by Rahul, who rushed her to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital where she succumbed.

RIP 'Anandi'.