Popular Telugu TV actor Pradeep Kumar allegedly committed suicide as he hanged himself at his house in Hyderabad.
His wife and a friend found him hanging from a ceiling fan at home, after which he was declared dead at the hospital, confirmed the police.
Police have been investigating his family members and friends, while the reasons behind his suicide are yet to be known.
There are no visible injuries on the body, the police officer said adding only after post-mortem, the cause of death will be determined. A case has been booked under section 174 of the CrPC and further probe is on.
Pradeep has acted in several serials and plays the lead role in ‘Sumangali’.
May his soul rest in peace!