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Here Are 7 Bollywood Murders Mysteries That Still Baffle Us!

Krithika KumarKrithika Kumar  |  May 23, 2018
Here Are 7 Bollywood Murders Mysteries That Still Baffle Us!


When you’re famous, everything you do becomes the talk of the town. Everything good and unfortunately, the bad news about you spreads like fire too. But there is a price to pay for the stardom. Not only do they make friends and fans, they make a lot of enemies as well, some very dangerous. This is exactly why Bollywood has had so many mysteries deaths ranging from alleged suicides to being found dead in your apartment! So, we have listed 7 Bollywood murder mysteries that still shock us to our gut!

1. Jiah Khan

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Jiah was a British-American actress who made her Bollywood debut with Nishabdh opposite Amitabh Bachchan. She was found hanging in her Juhu apartment on June 3, 2013. Her family blamed her then-boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi for her death. The case was filed as a suicide. However, her family still insists it’s a murder.

2. Sridevi

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The world stood shocked when this news came out. Sridevi passed away in Dubai on the night of 24th February 2018 and at first, the reason for her death was told to be a cardiac arrest. Postmortem reports however confirmed that her death happened due to accidental drowning in the bathtub of her hotel room. However, new reports have recently claimed that there is more to her death. The reason is still not clear though.

3. Divya Bharti

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One of the most popular and celebrated actresses of the 90’s in Bollywood died a very mysterious death on the 5th of April 1993. She fell to her death from the fifth floor of her house in Versova, Mumbai. Police had spent time investigating the whole scene and finally termed it as a suicide. But there were rumours that blamed her husband Sajid Nadiadwala for her death.

4. Parveen Babi

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Hailed as one of the most popular Bollywood actresses of the 70’s and 80’s, her performance is still one of the most spectacular in all her movies. Parveen was said to be depressed even during her affair with Mahesh Bhatt who also made a movie called Arth on their affair.  She was found dead in her apartment in 2005 and the cause of her death was not confirmed immediately. The police said that it may be because of her acute diabetic condition.

5. Viveka Babaji

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Viveka Babaji became a successful face in the industry with her famous Kamasutra Condom commercials. She made her Bollywood debut with Yeh Kaisi Mohhabbat starring Deepak Tijori. She was found hanging in her Mumbai apartment in the year 2010 with a suicide note saying ‘You killed me, Gautam Vohra’ who was her then-boyfriend. He was later arrested in 2012 when the case was reopened.

6. Silk Smitha

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Silk Smitha was one of the most popular actresses in South India in the 80’s and starred in almost all the popular south Indian banners of all times. She, however, lead a disturbing life and was one day found dead in her Chennai home. The reason for her death is still unknown though. Dirty Picture was inspired by the life of Silk Smitha and Vidya Balan played her character. 

7. Nafisa Joseph

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VJ turned actress Nafisa Joseph committed suicide at her apartment in Mumbai in 2004. She was sadly all set to get married to her longtime boyfriend but ended her life before that. Her family said that she was going through depression. However, talks about her divorce and her split with her beau were always in the limelight but the reason for her death is still unknown to all!

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