When did her dreams turn into a nightmare? What possible demons could have driven her to such cruelly premature death? Pratyusha’s alleged suicide seems like a revisitation into the Jiah Khan suicide case.

Prior to this, her relationship with a certain Makarand Malhotra also ended in disaster with Pratyusha alleging abuse.

On being evicted, Pratyusha had told me: “I was the youngest and I am also a very private person. I connect with very few close friends in real life. Suddenly, I was thrown together with all these people whom I had never met. Everyone in t was much older than me. It was scary, but it was also a challenge. I’ve come away from the experience much stronger and I’d like to think wiser.”

“Kamya Punjabi was my best friend in t. I also grew very close to Armanji, Tanishaa Mukerji, and very recently Ajaz Khan, who entered ‘Bigg Boss’ very late. They’re my friends for life. I had completed all my pending assignments and put a closure on personal issues. I’ve come out of the experience ready to start my life on a clean slate. Please wish me luck,” Pratyusha had said.

“From ‘Balika Vadhu’ to ‘Bigg Boss’ was a big leap, I agree. I know I was in the news(for speaking up against an allegedly abusive ex-boyfriend). But I didn’t create that controversy just to be in the news when I go into ‘Bigg Boss’. These things just happen,” Pratyusha had said.

Ironically, in death, Pratyusha finds herself in a bigger controversy than life could ever offer her.

Pratyusha Banerjee