Bhojpuri actress Akanksha Dubey committed suicide in a hotel room in Varanasi on Sunday.
She was found hanging in her hotel room in Sarnath area. She was in Varanasi for shooting of a film.
The police have informed her family of the incident.
Akanksha was born on October 21, 1997, in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. She was fond of dancing and acting from a young age, and so she began her acting career on TikTok and Instagram by sharing her short dancing and acting videos.
Even on Saturday night, she shared a video on her Instagram account.
Almost a month ago, the actress was in the news as she had taken to social media to make her relationship Instagram official on Valentine's Day. She had shared photos with co-star Samar Singh. She had written, 'Happy Valentine's Day.'
Further details are awaited and police officials refused to comment on the incident.