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Hyderabad: Kirthi, daughter of senior Telugu actress Annapurna, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan at her house in Srinagar Colony, Hyderabad, in the early hours of Saturday.

Police sources say Kirthi, aged 23, ended her life because of her daughter’s health.

Kirthi got married to Venkatakrishna, a software engineer three years ago. She had been living separately from her husband, who lives in Bengaluru. Reasons for living separately is not known.

Venkatakrishna was travelling from Bengaluru to Hyderabad and reached his house at around 2 AM on Friday. He slept in the other room while his wife slept in the bedroom. He found Kirthi hanging from the fan the next morning.

He immediately called Annapurna to inform her about this incident. Annapurna resides in Godavari block nearby. Later, she informed the police about her daughter’s suicide.

A local TV channel has reported that Kirthi’s young daughter cannot speak and her disability has been the cause of her depression.

Kirthi’s mother is a Telugu film actress known for her portrayal as mother, mother-in-law and grand mother. She started her film career as a heroine in 1975 with Mohan Babu in lead role in Swargam Narakam, directed by the late Dasari Narayana Rao.