Supporting actress Shobana, known for her comedy roles in Tamil films, committed suicide by hanging herself at her Kotturpuram residence in chennai on Monday (Jan 9, 2011).
Shobana(31) has acted as a comedienne in several films and television serials including, ‘Lollu Shaba’ and ‘Meendum Meendum Sirippu’ pairing with Vennira Aadai’ Murthy. She was very much popular for her comedy roles in Sillunu Oru Kaadhal, particularly with the scene she appeared with Vadivelu.
Confirming the suicide, Police said the reason behind Shobana taking the extreme step are being investigated, And as per first information reports, Shobana had committed suicide when she was alone at her apartment ( H Block Kotturpuram Housing Board Colony) on Monday, while mother Rani had been to Bank. When Rani returned back, finding the doors locked from inside and inspite of several calling bell rings, with no response, Rani broke open the door with the help of few neighbours and found her daughter hanging from the house ceiling.
Also on the reason side the initial police report read, Shobana who was suffering of depression from a failed relationship, of late had been down sick with Chikungunya and Asthma, because of which she has been loosing her chances to continue acting in Tamil movies.
Whatever might be the un-confirmed reason’s that had forced to go for this extreme step, May her soul RIP
Shobana with Vadivelu in sillunnu oru kadhal for ref: