Bollywood actress Jiah Khan found dead in Mumbai
They did not say how Khan died, but said they were seeking information from Khan’s neighbours.
The 25-year-old actress made her debut in 2007 opposite Amitabh Bachchan, and went on to act with stars including Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar. Khan was born in New York and grew up in London before moving to Mumbai for a career in Bollywood.
Her death caused shock within the film industry. Fellow actress Dia Mirza said on Twitter: “RIP Nafisa (Jiah) Khan. You were too young and beautiful…” Bachchan also took to Twitter to react on his colleague’s death: “WHAT …!!! Jiah Khan? What has happened? Is this correct? Unbelievable!!!” Khan’s last film was in the 2010 comedy Housefull, in which she played a supporting role.