Nafisa (Jiah) Khan, a young talented Bollywood actress known for her roles in Ghajini & Nishabd committed suicide in her flat at Sara Tarang apartment in Juhu on Monday (3rd June, 2013) night by hanging herself. The 25 year old actress was born in New York and grew up in London before moving to Mumbai for a career in Bollywood.
Her death caused shock within the film industry.
Fellow actress Dia Mirza said on Twitter: “RIP Nafisa (Jiah) Khan. You were too young and beautiful…”
Bachchan also took to Twitter to react on his colleague’s death: “WHAT …!!! Jiah Khan? What has happened? Is this correct? Unbelievable!!!”
Shahid Kapoor tweeted “Shocked n saddened to hear about jiah khan … Very disturbing … RIP ….may her soul rest in peace”
Shreya Ghoshal tweeted “Sad to hear about Jiah Khan. So young.. Rest in Peace.”
Shruti Hassan tweets “RIP jiah khan– so sad to hear this news this morning may she find her happiness somewhere”
Chitrangda Singh’s tweet “R.I.P. Jiah khan … Saddest news .. May god find her a happier place … Bless her ..my prayers ..love !”
Amrita Arora tweets “RIP Jiah khan..Too young too beautiful to b gone so soon!”
Kunal Kapoor tweets “So shocked and saddened by this terrible news!! May your soul find peace #Jiah khan”