25-year-old, Jiah Khan was found dead in her apartment yesterday; she is said to have hung herself while her mother and sister were out. Jiah made her mark in Bollywood with a strong performance in Nishabd - with Amitabh Bachhan.
There have been so many models and celebrities to have committed suicide as an escape before her. Here are a few. Divya Bharati
Divya Bharati's death at the age of 19 came as a rude shock that stunned the entire nation. She fell off the 5th floor of her apartment window in 1993. She was expected to become one of the top actresses in Bollywood in the coming years, but whether her death was a suicide or a death by accident isn't apparent even today.Silk Smitha
Silk Smitha - the South Indian seductress - was found hanging from the fan in the bedroom of her Chennai apartment. She had left a suicide note stating that her incessant failure in life had led her to opt to take the drastic step and end her life. Nafisa Joseph
Nafisa Joseph was another one of the famous models who was found hanging in her uptown Mumbai apartment a few years ago. She was famous for her role in the tele-series CATS. She was all set to marry businessman, boyfriend, Gautam Khanduja before realizing he was already married.
Model and television actress Kuljeet Randhawa - of tele-series CATS fame - also was found hanging in her Juhu apartment in 2006. She too, had succumbed to life's various pressures and had left a note citing the reason for her suicide.