In a tragic turn of events, Bhojpuri actress Akanksha Dubey was allegedly found dead at a Varanasi hotel, in Uttar Pradesh. Following her demise, Twitter was flooded with clips of the actress crying on her Instagram live. Since her untimely death, social media platforms are flooded with tribute messages from her fans, with many speculating the cause of her alleged suicide.
The 25-year-old starlet was discovered dead in her hotel room in the wee hours of Sunday morning. She had returned to her room at Sumendra Residency hotel after attending a birthday bash, but little did anyone know that it would be her last night.
Her lifeless body was found in a sitting position on the bed, with her dupatta wrapped tightly around her neck. When the police arrived and broke open the door of her room, it was a sight that is likely to haunt the witnesses forever.
The investigation revealed that she was shooting for a movie and had gone to bed at 1.55am. Her assistant tried to wake her up at 10am, but there was no response. When the hotel staff used the master key to enter the room, they discovered the ghastly scene.
On an Instagram live, the actress was caught sobbing. However, her last post on Saturday evening showcased her dancing to a Bhojpuri number.
The Facts of the Matter
Tragedy struck the Bhojpuri industry when news of Akanksha Dubey’s death hit the headlines. The 25-year-old actress was found dead in her hotel room in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, where she was shooting for an upcoming film.
The circumstances surrounding Akanksha’s death were tragic. She had attended a birthday party on the night before her death and returned to her hotel room around 1:55 am. The next morning, her body was discovered in a sitting position on the bed with her dupatta wrapped around her neck.
The police were called in to investigate, and they found evidence that suggested it was a case of suicide. The Assistant Commissioner of Police of Varanasi stated that they would have to wait for the post-mortem report to confirm the cause of death. However, the initial reports strongly suggested that Akanksha had taken her own life.
Mystery Around Akanksha’s Alleged Suicide
Before her death, Akanksha had posted a video of herself dancing to a Bhojpuri song on social media. In the video, she appeared to be in high spirits and enjoying herself.
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However, earlier that day, a live session on her Instagram had gone viral, showing the actress crying uncontrollably without saying anything. Many speculated that she had been subjected to “mental torture,” which had driven her to take such a drastic step.
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— Siraj Noorani (@sirajnoorani) March 26, 2023
Bhojpuri actress Akanksha Dubey was crying live on Instagram before committing suicide late night in Varanasi.
This is not suicide, they have been mentally tortured.
This should be investigated.
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— Saurabh Tiwari (शांडिल्य) (@subhamt356) March 26, 2023
Who is Akanksha Dubey?
At the time of her untimely demise, Akanksha Dubey was 25 years old. The young actress was widely known in the media and had a considerable following of 1.7 million on Instagram, where she regularly shared photos and reels.
She was also rumored to be in a romantic relationship with her fellow Bhojpuri actor and singer Samar Singh, with whom she had collaborated professionally. Samar Singh expressed his condolences for her death on Instagram, writing “Nishabd (Speechless)…RIP #akankshadubey.”