Tamil actor Yashika, who has done a few TV serials and a small role in Mannar Vagaiyara was found dead in her house in GKM Colony, Peravallur, on Wednesday. The 21-year-old actor from Tiruppur was reportedly living in with her partner Aravind alias Mohan Babu, in a rented house, where she was found dead. Police suspect failure of the relationship to be the reason for her suicide.
According to reports, Yashika had even left a WhatsApp message to her mother accusing her partner of not marrying her and also torturing her. In the message, Yashika had reportedly asked her mother to ensure that Mohan is severely punished.
Yashika, whose original name is Mary Sheela Jebarani, had been earlier living in a hostel in Vadapalani when she met Mohan Babu who had reportedly been working in a cellphone service firm. Four months ago, the duo moved in to the Peravallur house. The couple allegedly got into a fight which blew up and led to Mohan leaving the house.
Speaking to TNM, an officer from K5 Peravallur police station said, “We have registered a case and are on the lookout for Mohan Babu. Only once we find him we can get the real reason for the actor’s death. The body has been sent for post-mortem and we are awaiting the report.”