Tollywood actor Payel Chakraborty was found dead in a hotel room here on Wednesday evening.
According to local media reports, she had checked into the hotel in the city’s Church Road area on Tuesday. The police have started investigation in the matter, with a Times of India report saying that suicide is suspected.
The report said that the actor was supposed to leave for Gangtok in the morning but when she did not open her hotel door, the police were called. Meanwhile, her family members have reached Siliguri District Hospital to collect her body.
— ANI (@ANI) September 6, 2018
Chakraborty’s father Prabir Guha has stated that she was suffering from mental stress. The ToI report said that she recently got divorced and is survived by her son.
Payel was seen in television shows and movies like Ek Masher Sahitya Series, Chokher Tara Tui and Goenda Ginni. She was also a part of Dev-starrer Cockpit.