Updated June 10th, 2024 at 14:28 IST

Noor Malabika Das, Kajol's The Trial Co-star, Dies By Suicide At 37

Noor Malabika Das' decomposed body was found at her Lokhandwala house in Mumbai today, June 10. AICWA has asked for a thorough investigation.

A file photo of Noor Malabika Das. | Image:Noor Malabika Das/Instagram
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Noor Malabika Das, who starred in Kajol's legal drama The Trial, was found dead in her Mumbai flat in Lokhandwala. All Indian Cine Workers Association (AICWA) suspects that the actress died by suicide on June 6. Her neighbours had informed the cops after they noticed a foul smell coming from her flat. The cops then broke open the door and found the actress' body in a decomposed state, according to reports.

AICWA calls for a thorough probe into the alleged suicide case

Taking to their X handle, AICWA penned a long note expressing concern over the rate of suicide in the Indian cinema. "This unfortunate incident underscores a serious issue within the Bollywood and broader Indian film industry, where reports of suicides among actors and actresses are alarmingly frequent," read the note.

AICWA urged the government to investigate the "underlying causes" behind these recurring tragedies in the Indian film industry. The association has called on Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Home Minister Devendra Fadnavis to conduct a thorough investigation into the suicide case of Noor Malabika Das. They added that it is crucial that the investigation also consider the possibility of foul play and explore the case from a potential murder angle.

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The investigation is currently underway.

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Who was Noor Malabika Das?

The late actress hailed from Assam and before becoming an actor, she worked as an air hostess with Qatar Airways. She featured in a few movies and web series, such as Siskiyaan, Walkaman, Dekhi Andekhi, Backrod Hustale and Teekhi Chatni.
 

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Published June 10th, 2024 at 14:28 IST