Anandi of “Balika Vadhu” aka Pratyusha Banerjee passed away on Friday. She was found hanging from a fan in her suburban Goregaon residence though no suicide note was discovered.


She was rushed to the Kokilaben Hospital, where she was declared dead.

Here are five developments in the case till now:

Signs Of Early Pregnancy: Mid Day reports, During Postmortem a white thickish fluid has been recovered from Pratyusha’s uterus, which can be indicative of an early pregnancy, experts are now waiting for histopathology test to confirm.

Autopsy video graphed: A panel of forensic surgeons, including Dr Bale Patil and Dr Prashant Waghmare conducted the autopsy for over two hours.

Tattoo of Rahul’s name: According to reports, Late Pratyusha had a tattoo on the nape of her neck with the name ‘Rahul’ and a heart engraved in it.

DNA examination: Blood samples, hair, and nail clippings have been sent for DNA examination.

No injury marks on Body: Mid Day reveals that the body did not show any struggle or injury marks externally and internally.

Pratyusha’s last rites took place at the Oshiwara crematorium grounds in Mumbai on Saturday evening.

The funeral was attended by her colleagues from the industry, including Ajaz khan, Kamya Punjabi, Rakhi Sawant and Ratan Rajput among others.