Siliguri: A Bengali actress was found hanging in a Siliguri hotel. The deceased was identified as Payel Chakraborty, she has been seen in multiple web series and on mega serials.
She was an aspiring actress from the Bengali film industry, was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Wednesday morning in a Siliguri hotel, North Bengal. A police investigation has already started and preliminary reports are suggesting it’s a case of suicide.
The actress, who is originally from South Kolkata, checked into a hotel near Siliguri Church Road on Tuesday evening. According to the hotel authorities, she was supposed to leave for Gangtok on Wednesday morning. But there was no trace of her leaving the hotel on Wednesday and her room was also locked from inside since her arrival.
The hotel authorities had to inform the local police as there was no response from her even after repeated knocks on the door. Later, the local police found her body and sent it for post-mortem.
Payel was supposed to play a key role in an upcoming Bengali film ‘Kelo’. She also had a brief appearance in Dev starrer ‘Cockpit’ (2017). The talented actress had also worked in some TV serials. The police sources informed that she got divorced recently and survived by a son. They have already contacted her family in Kolkata.