Jiah Khan was a British-American actress and singer who worked in Indian films. She appeared in three Hindi films from 2007 to 2010. She made her film debut in the 2007 Ram Gopal Verma film Nishabd. She was also seen in Ghajini and Houseful. On 3 June 2013, she was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her bedroom of her family’s residence in Juhu, Mumbai. While Jiah’s mother continues to fight, the Mumbai Police and subsequent CBI investigations had ruled it as death by suicide.
BBC has released a a three-part investigative docuseries on late actor Jiah Khan’s death. The series has been released only in the UK and feature three episodes under an hour. The first episode dropped on 11 January followed by the next two episodes over the next two days. The docuseries dives into the actress’ demise case and the various theories that cropped up during the course of the investigation.
The docuseries throws light on details of the case, Jiah’s mother’s strive for justice, unanswered questions and also features the Pancholi’s. The series left many netizens upset as they took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the same. Sooraj Pancholi, who was first touted to be the prime suspect in the case, also faced flak on Twitter.
One user wrote, “I am truly shocked that #SoorajPancholi and #adityapancholi agreed to be interviewed for #DeathInBollywood because they do NOT come out of it well.”
While the other tweeted, “Watching #Deathinbollywood! My god!!So crazy how this case is mirroring sushant’s case!so glad this has been aired on British TV! Hopefully this will make more people realise the evil side of Bollywood! #boycottbollywood break the hierarchy! Thats the only way we will get justice!”.
Here are few of the tweets: