40 years old actress Pradnya Parkar allegedly strangulated her teenage daughter and then hanged herself in Kalwa area of the city. This incident took place on Friday.
The suicide note purportedly written by the small time actress, Pradnya Parkar. According to the police report, she was under extreme stress and hence she killed her daughter Shruti (17) .
Preliminary reports suggested that Pradnya Parkar, who worked in the Marathi Television industry, was not getting much work these days and her husband too was facing the financial problems in his business, said senior police inspector Shekhar Bagde.
Pradnya Parkar first killed her daughter and later she hanged herself between 8 and 9 on Friday Morning when her husband had gone to the gym. After coming back to home, he found the door of the flat locked from inside. When it was broken, the bodies of Pradnya Parkar and Shruti, who studied in Class 12, were found.
The police found a suicide note in which Pradnya has said that she had killed her daughter and would be taking her own life. She said she was taking the extreme step of her own accord. Senior police inspector Shekhar Bagde said, “We are still searching the house for more notes or clues that might help shed light on the motive behind Pradnya Parkar taking her own life.”