TV actor Rahul Dixit commits suicide, father suspects foul play
An aspiring 28-year-old television actor Rahul Dixit allegedly killed himself yesterday morning. Reportedly, Rahul was found hanging by his live-in partner Rupali Kashyap in the bedroom of their Oshiwara flat. He was soon rushed to the hospital, but was declared brought dead by the doctors. While it appeared to be a case of suicide prima facie, Rahul's father blamed Rupali for his son's death.
According to the police report, Rahul was a resident of Jaipur who came to Mumbai to become an actor. However, after living in Mumbai for three years, he returned to his native place last year and joined his family business of electrical wires, only to come back to Mumbai three months ago. He had studied acting at Roshan Taneja School of Acting, Mumbai.
Reportedly, Rahul and Rupali were partying with their friends at his residence before the unfortunate incident. According to the police, Rahul went to his bedroom between 3:30 am and 4 am, where Rupali was sleeping, and hung himself. "I woke up suddenly around 5 am and saw Rahul hanging from the ceiling fan. He had used a bed sheet for the same," Rupali stated.
The police have registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR) in the case and are investigating the matter. Reportedly, the police didn't rule out the possibility of foul play as no suicide note was recovered from the house. "Those present in the house will be questioned to understand the sequence of the incident and the reason behind the death," a police official was quoted saying.
Meanwhile, Rahul's father Mahesh Dixit is shattered by the untimely demise of his son. In a series of posts on Rahul's Facebook timeline, he suggested a foul play and blamed Rupali for his son's demise. "Rahul Dixit's body bore injury marks, which the police is ignoring and calling it a case of suicide. This is wrong," Mahesh wrote on Facebook in Hindi.
Rahul's demise has come as a shock to the entire family and they are not able to come to terms with this. His uncle revealed that the deceased was happy in his life and didn't have any problems as such. "I spoke to him yesterday. He sounded normal and did not mention any problem. The incident has come as a shock," another relative stated.