MUMBAI :The suicide of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actress Vaishali Thakkar has sent shockwaves through the industry. Where on one side, celebrities are admired for their talent and good fortune of being in showbiz, the other side shows how vulnerable and fragile human beings they are, just like the rest of us. Some situations just get out of hand and no amount of fame and money can come to the rescue.
Known for her roles in popular TV shows like Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai and Yeh Hai Ashiqui, Vaishali was found hanging in her house in Indore by her brother on Saturday night. This has sent shock waves through the entertainment world.
The death is considered as a suicide, since a suicide note was found by the police in her diary that clearly mentioned being troubled by her ex-boyfriend. She also mentioned being fed up with working in the TV industry and wanted to settle down and have a peaceful family life.
After the last rites of the ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ actress, her family has donated her eyes. Her brother Neeraj revealed, “Vaishali loved her eyes and often used to say that she would like to donate her eyes after her death. She had told the same to her mother as well. The family before her cremation on Sunday donated her eyes to the district health authorities so that someone else could see this world with her beautiful eyes.”
Vaishali who passed away on 16th October, has been part of popular TV shows like Sasural Simar Ka, Manmohini, Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Raksha Bandhan amongst others. A suicide note was found in her diary that indicated harassment by her ex-boyfriend.
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