Upcoming Telugu actress found murderedDecember 17th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Upcoming Telugu actress Bhargavi was Tuesday found murdered in her apartment here, with the police suspecting her live-in partner Praveen Kumar, who committed suicide, behind the crime.Both bodies were found in Bhargavi’s single-room flat in upmarket Banjara Hills.
The 25-year-old actress recently shot into fame by playing the role of a second heroine in Telugu film “Ashta Chemma”.
The police said Praveen stabbed Bhargavi to death and then committed suicide by consuming poison.
The police found a suicide note, purportedly written by Praveen, which said: “We have decided to commit suicide since her mother is not allowing us to meet.”
However, Praveen also said in the suicide note that he married Bhargavi in 2006 but they were living separately. The note said he killed her because she had started neglecting him after her successful debut film.
Bhargavi’s parents, however, have denied that she ever married Praveen Kumar.
Hailing from Guntur, Bhargavi started her career as a stage singer in Praveen’s Sai Baba orchestra in Nellore district and later became an anchor in a television channel. She also acted in a television serial.
She earned name with her debut film and was shooting for her second film “Holidays”. According to film industry sources, she was working in 10 films.