Television actress Pratyusha Banerjee, who rose to fame as Anandi in the serial Balika Vadhu committed suicide on Friday, April 1.
The 24-year-old actress has also been a part of serials like Sasural Simar Ka and Hum Hain Na as well as reality shows like Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa, Bigg Boss and her last reality show Power Couple with beau Rahul Singh.
We look back at her life through her pictures in Instagram.
Pratyusha shared a happy picture of herself with beau Rahul before they entered the Power Couple show.
Pratyusha with her parents.
Her Instagram has quite a few powerful messages and quotes like 'The prettiest smiles, hide the deepest secrets. The prettiest eyes have cried the most tears. And the kindest hearts have felt the pain.'
Pratyusha with her gal pals.
'We are Familyyyyy!!!... Mummy and sweerheart,' read the caption with this picture.
Pratyusha takes a selfie in character as Mohini from Sasural Simar Ka.
She often celebrated festivals with her friends. This pictures has been taken from the Eid celebrations at Sarah Khan's residence.
Pratyusha's selfie with her brother and his wife.
A picture with superstar and Bigg Boss host, Salman Khan.
Another quote that she shared on her Instagram was: 'Spoil me with loyalty. I can finance myself.'
Here's another one: 'Having a soft heart in a harsh world is courage, not weakness.'
A selfie from the vanity van.
A picture with the Comedy Classes team.
Holi celebrations with her parents.
'Beneath every strong, independent woman lies a broken little girl who had to learn to get back up and to never depend on anyone,' read another quote on her Instagram.
Pratyusha is all smiles while posing for a picture with her Hum Hain Na team.
The Balika Vadhu ladies.