TV actor Manmeet Grewal reportedly committed suicide at his residence in Mumbai. He was 32.
Grewal’s wife found him hanging by a dupatta (scarf) in the bedroom from a ceiling fan. She tried saving him but did not get get any help from neighbours who feared the actor may have contracted the coronavirus, according to a Mid-Day report.
A security guard in the building finally came forward and cut the dupatta to bring down the body. Grewal was declared dead on arrival at a nearby hospital.
The actor was facing financial crisis and was in debt. According to police sources, Grewal did not have “money to pay Rs8500 as rent”, the Mid-Day report added. The Khargar police have filed an Accidental Death Report (ADR) in connection with the incident
Grewal appeared in the comedy show ‘Aadat Se Majboor’, which ran from October 2017 to February 2018. He is survived by his wife, besides his parents, who stay in Punjab. The couple got married two years ago, according to Indian daily, Hindustan Times.