Bollywood actress killed
Thursday was a tragic day for Bollywood fans, as news surfaced that popular actress Meenakshi Thapar was kidnapped and then killed by two of her co-stars.
The 26-year-old was reportedly kidnapped by two aspiring actors she’d met on set on the set of her latest film, Heroine, the Telegraph reports. Police report that Amit Jaiswal and his girlfriend, Preeti Surin, invited Thapar on a trip to Gorakhpur, a town close to India’s border with Nepal, after hearing her boast about her family’s wealth.
The Telegraph reported that Thapar’s mother gave Jaiswal and Surin 60,000 rupees (about $1,150), which unfortunately did not meet the pair’s demands. They reportedly ended up killing the actress, strangling her to death and then beheading her. Her head was thrown out a bus window in a bag on the way to Mumbai, and her torso was dumped in a water tank, according to reports.