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Bengali Actress Payel Chakraborty Found Dead In Hotel Room In Siliguri

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| September 6 , 2018 , 17:51 IST

The dead body of Bengali film and TV Actress Payal Chakraborty was found in her hotel room in Siliguri on Wednesday.

According to media reports, Chakraborty checked into the hotel on Tuesday, when the actress did not leave her room the next day as she was scheduled for a shoot.  She didn’t come out of her room which was locked from inside ever since she arrived at the hotel.

Actress Payel Chakraborty (35), a resident of Kolkata, was found hanging from a ceiling fan of her room in a hotel in Siliguri. The body was recovered at around 5 p.m on Wednesday, a police officer said.

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The hotel informed us that there was no response from her room since Wednesday afternoon. "We had to break open the door of the hotel room which was locked from inside," he said.

According to the police, preliminary investigation suggests the actress committed suicide.

Chakraborty was to play a pivotal role in the upcoming drama Kelo, directed by Shankar Roy. She had also briefly featured in the 2017 drama Cockpit.

The actress was also a frequent presence in the Bengali serials, which includes noted names like Ek masher Sahitya, Chokher Tara Tui and Goenda Ginni.