Bengali model Manjusha Niyogi found dead in Kolkata apartment, 2nd suicide in 3 days

Bengali model, Manjusha Niyogi, was found dead in her Kolkata apartment. This is the second celebrity suicide reported in the city in three days, third in two weeks.

Manjusha Niyogi was found dead in her apartment.


  • Bengali model Manjusha Niyogi was found dead in her apartment.
  • This is the second celebrity suicide in Kolkata
  • Reportedly, Manjusha was in acute depression after her friend, Bidisha De Majumdar’s death.

After Bidisha De Majumdar, another Bengali model has committed suicide. Manjusha Niyogi, a popular model, was found hanging from the ceiling of her room in her Kolkata residence. Manjusha stayed with her family in Kolkata’s Patuli area. This is the second such incident in three days, police said.

Manjusha Niyogi was found hanging at her residence on May 27. The model’s mother claimed that she was suffering from acute depression after the death of her close friend, Bidisha De Majumdar. Bidisha passed away due to suicide on May 26. Manjusha Niyogi’s body was sent to a hospital for post-mortem examination to ascertain the cause of death, a police officer said.

“My daughter used to constantly say that she wants to stay with Bidisha. She used to speak about Bidisha constantly. I scolded her when she told me that soon media will focus on our house just like Bidisha’s,” Manjusha’s mother said.

(with inputs from Suryagni Roy)

Before Manjusha, Bengali model-turned-actress Bidisha De Majumdar was found dead in her apartment in Dum Dum, Kolkata. The 21-year-old actress used to live in a rented flat there since the last four months. The police recovered her body from her flat at Nagerbazar area on May 25, evening. They entered her house by breaking the door, where she was found hanging. The Barrackpore Police has already started the investigation in this case.

Popular Bengali television actor Pallavi Dey was also found hanging inside her rented apartment in Garfa area around a fortnight ago.

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