Tollywood actor Payel Chakraborty was found dead in a hotel room in Siliguri on Wednesday evening.
According to local media reports, the actress had checked into the hotel in the city’s Church Road area on Tuesday. She was supposed to go to Sikkim’s Gangtok. After the hotel authorities found no activity from her room, for a day they called the police, who forced their entry and found the dead body. The cause of her death is still unknown and the local police is investigating the matter. Meanwhile, her family members have reached Siliguri District Hospital to collect her body.
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Chakraborty’s father Prabir Guha has stated that she was suffering from mental stress. Primafacie police believe it is a case of suicide. However, the body has been sent for postmortem.
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Payel has acted in several serials and web-series. Her movie Kelo is scheduled to be released on September 14. Payel had a troubled family life and got a divorce some time back. She had a two-year-old kid too.
With ANI inputs