Tamil Actors Who Committed Suicide

Tamil Actors Who Committed Suicide

21 Mar 18 @ 4:40 PM | By Vamsee Ajjampudi

Taking one's life is a difficult & disheartening thing. Although great men like Napoleon perceive suicide as a foolish act, the unfortunate ones turn to it as a last resort to end their woes. These Tamil celebrities have the left the world for a better place. But, they leave some painful memories to the near & dear and permanently scar the industry with their deaths. Joy doubles upon giving & sadness reduces when it is shared with the others. So, to lessen the pain that Tamil Cinema is suffering from, we've compiled a list of suicides which were committed by the Tamil actors.

  1. A. C. Murali Mohan

    Actor A. C. Murali, also known as Bala Murali Mohan, committed suicide on June 25, 2014. He was famously known as Horlicks mama.He took his life by hanging himself from the ceiling. He is survived by his spouse & son, Uma Shankar.
  2. Suresh

    Suresh's death was a rather sad one. The supporting actor's death wasn't even noticed by anyone for few days. Upon not hearing from him, his sister, along with a few others, broke upon his door & found him hanging from the ceiling fan. His death was discovered on July 10, 2013. Since he was a supporting actor, we couldn't find a hi-res photo of his. We'll upload a photo as soon as we find one.
  3. Kunal

    Kunal was quite a charming guy. Due to inexplicable personal problems, the actor hung himself from the ceiling fan. His suicide was challenged by his father for he spotted some suspicious bruising. Later, a senior doctor at AIIMS felt that it was indeed a suicide. He breathed his last on February 7, 2008.

    Kunal
    Kunal
  4. Mayuri

    Mayuri ended her life after she lost her faith in life. The actress was just 22 years when she took her life on June 16, 2005. She acted in a number of films. Her last film was Kumbakonam Gopalu.

    Mayuri
    Mayuri
  5. Pratyusha

    After their respective family members rejected their marriage proposal, a dissapointed Pratyusha & her lover consumed soda laced with poison. Although her lover survived, the actress died from the effects of the poison on February 23, 2002.

    Pratyusha
    Pratyusha
  6. Monal

    Monal hung herself from the ceiling fan on April 30, 2002. Her sister Simran, who is a biggie in Tamil Cinema, accused Prasanna Sujit for breaking off a relationship with her which traumatised her. It is not known whether her accusation is true.

    Monal
    Monal
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  8. Viji

    Viji experienced a lot of mental & physical trauma for she underwent some painful surgeries. One of them left her paralysed for some time. On November 27, 2000, the actress took her life. She blamed A. R. Sumathi, a director, in her death note.

    Viji
    Viji
  9. Silk Smitha

    Silk Smitha entertained many generations. However, underneath that facade of hers, she harboured a lot of emotional pain. She was also burdened with heavy loans which she couldn't repay. Unable to see a better way out, she ended her life on September 23, 1996.

  10. Fatafat Jayalaksmi

    Multi-lingual actress Jayalaksmi became famous due to her 'fatafat' phrase in Aval Oru Thodar Kathai. The actress married the nephew of M. G. R. & shortly after the wedlock, she committed suicide in 1980. It is unclear as to why she took such a drastic step.

    Fatafat Jayalaksmi
    Fatafat Jayalaksmi
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  12. Shoba

    Shoba love married director Balu Mahendra. Shortly after their marriage, the actress committed suicide and left her husband & the industry heartbroken in 1980. The director later blamed himself for her early & sudden death.
  13. Kalpana

    Kalpana's death created quite a stir for she was popular in Kannada & Tamil Cinemas. She willingly consumed powdered diamond & ended her life in 1979. After death, she was rumoured to roaming as a ghost which was proved to be cock & bull story.

    Kalpana
    Kalpana