Bollywood actress Jiah Khan has been found dead at her apartment in the Indian city of Mumbai, police say. Khan’s mother found her body hanging at her home, police told the BBC. No suicide note has been found, they said.
A post-mortem examination is to be carried out to establish the cause of death and police say they are seeking information from her neighbours. The 25-year-old actress made her debut in 2007 with Amitabh Bachchan. She also acted with Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar.
Jiah Khan was born in New York and grew up in London before moving to Mumbai for a career in Bollywood. She acted in Nishabd, starring Bachchan, and the psychological thriller, Ghajini, which had Aamir Khan in the lead role.
Her last film was in the 2010 comedy Housefull, in which she played a supporting role.