05-18-2015, 08:49 AM
Shikha Joshi, a 40-year-old model-turned-actress, who appeared in critically acclaimed 2013 filmBA Pass, committed suicide by slitting her throat open mysteriously at her MHADA flat in Versova on Saturday evening (May 16, 2015). According to a report, police have registered an accidental death case. The report quoted DCP Satya Narayan Chaudhry as saying, "The incident took place at around 6 pm. Joshi would stay in the flat with her friend. She went into the bathroom and slit her throat open using a sharp object. When she did not open the door for a long time, her friend knocked on the door and Joshi opened it. However, she collapsed immediately due to excessive bleeding." A bleeding Joshi was then rushed to Kokilaben Hospital in Andheri where she was pronounced dead. Later, the body was sent to Cooper Hospital for post-mortem. No suicide note has been found from the place of the incident.