Mumbai: A young actor has been found dead. Television actor Akshat Utkarsh, 26, a native of Muzaffarpur in Bihar, was found dead in a rented apartment in Mumbai’s Andheri area on Sunday night. Police said the actor was depressed as he did not have a job and committed suicide following the incident.
Akshat’s roommate told police that the actor was with a female friend near the Andheri RTO at the time of the incident. According to the roommate, Akshat was behaving as usual on Sunday evening and they talked about various things as usual and then ate together before going to bed, police said.
Akshat was found dead in her room when she woke up to use the washroom around 11.30 pm and she immediately called the police, an official at the Amboli police station said. Police said the post-mortem report did not show anything unusual. The incident took place between 10 pm and 11:30 pm on Sunday, according to the post-mortem report.
However, the family denied the allegations and claimed that the actor’s death was a homicide. Police told media that a case has been registered in the incident and an investigation has been started. After the postmortem, Akshat’s body was handed over to the family.