Bollywood shocked by Jiah Khan’s suicide

Jiah Khan committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Mumbai.

Written by Entertainment News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 4, 2013 9:47:44 am

Calling her “full of life” and “high-spirited”,Bollywood celebrities expressed their grief and shock over the death of young actress Jiah Khan.

Jiah,25,whose real name is Nafisa Khan,was found hanging at her residence at around 11 pm last night.

Also read: Nishabd actress Jiah Khan commits suicide

The actress made her acting debut with Ram Gopal Varma’s Nishabd opposite Amitabh Bachchan in March 2007.

Amitabh Bachchan:

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Sonam Kapoor:

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Filmmaker Ran Gopal Varma called Jia a girl with “spunk and spirit”.

“Never ever seen a debutante actress with more spunk and more spirit than Jiah when I was directing her in Nishabd. The whole unit of Nishabd was literally in love with Jiah. “No matter what her problem was I just so wish she applied her on-screen philosophy of ‘Nishabd’ to her own life. Shocked and choked to hear about Jiah,” Varma tweeted.

Never ever seen a debutant actress with more spunk and more spirit than Jiah when i was directing her in Nishabd

— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) June 4,2013

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The British-Indian actress was later seen opposite Aamir Khan in Ghajini and Akshay Kumar in Housefull. She had been missing from the big screen for a while now.

Actor Riteish Deshmukh,who worked with Jia in Housefull,/i> tweeted:

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Farah Khan:

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Anupam Kher who had also worked with the actress tweeted:

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Bipasha Basu tweeted: “Life has to be experienced and lived!It’s a limitless ocean,have to swim through it,and not let it drown you!

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Dia Mirza,who replaced Jiah in Tumsa Nahin Dekha:

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Divya Dutta:

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Shahid Kapoor:

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Chitrangada Singh:

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Sophie Choudry:

Vir Das:

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Kunal Kapoor:

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Neha Dhupia:

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Kunal Kohli:

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Upon its release in March 2007,the film received mixed reviews,but Jiah Khan was noted for her confidence,attitude,and sex appeal.

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