A televison serial actress Priyanka committed suicide at her residence in Valsaravakkam in Chennai this morning.
Police said that the Priyanka, 32, lived alone after getting separated from her husband Arun Balan, at Venkatesh Perumal Nagar. Arun is a basketball player.
This morning, the servant maid, Deepa, knocked the front door multiple times after Priyanka failed to answer.
“She called the neighbours and with their aid peeped inside a bedroom of the residence only to find that the actress was hanging from the ceiling fan”, police said.
Immediately, the Valsaravakkam police was informed about the incident.
The police are in the attempt to trace her husband who is believed to be living alone in the other part of the city here.
The victim’s body was taken to the Government Royapettah Hospital for a post mortem. A native of Madurai, the actress featured in Tamil serials namely Vamsam and Tamarai.