Balika Vadhu fame Pratyusha Banerjee’s parents REVEAL facing financial problems fighting her case
Late actor Pratyusha Banerjee’s parents have said that they’re in financial ruin because of the economic impact that their ongoing legal matters has had on them. Pratyusha, a popular television actor, was found hanging in her Mumbai Apartment in 2016. Her parents accused her then-boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh of having a hand in her death.
“After this accident, it seems as if some terrible storm has come and has taken everything away from us. We did not have a single penny left with us. We have lost everything while fighting in the second case,” Pratyusha’s father, Shankar Banerjee, told Aaj Tak. “We are now forced to live in one room. This case took away everything from us. Many times, there has been a situation where we were forced to take loans,” he added.
Shankar Banerjee revealed his wife these days is working in a child care centre while he is writing some stories to make ends meet. “We are dealing with money crunch but have not lost hope. I will continue to fight for my daughter Pratyusha till my last breath and seek justice for her,” he said.
Balika Vadhu actress Pratyusha died on April 1, 2016, and her shocking demise left her family, friends and fans grieving. The actress was found hanging in her Mumbai apartment. She was also a participant in Bigg Boss 7 along with Kamya Punjabi and Gauahar Khan. Her parents had reportedly filed an FIR with the local police station in Mumbai alleging that Rahul Raj who was in a live-in relationship with their daughter had mentally and emotionally tortured the actress and drove her to commit suicide. Her parents were supported by TV actress Kamya Panjabi and producer Vikas Gupta.
Earlier this year, Rahul said in an interview that he wants to move on from the ‘sadness’ of losing Pratyusha and wants to start a family of his own. Rahul and actor Saloni Sharma have been married for two years. “After Pratyusha, my life became like a story of TV show. And I’m still struggling for my happy life, but all this while I’m standing strong and I realised how my family and wife are helping to come out of this pain,” he told Times of India.