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Bollywood star Jiah Khan dead of apparent suicide
Bollywood star Jiah Khan dead of apparent suicide

Grief hit Bollywood on Tuesday with news that Jiah Khan, a glamorous 25-year-old British Indian ingenue, had been found dead of an apparent suicide in her Mumbai apartment. According to police officials, Khan’s mother discovered the actress’ body Monday night. She reportedly had hanged herself with a long scarf known as a dupatta. Born Nafisa Khan in New York, the actress grew up in London and was raised straddling continents, according to Khan’s website. She studied method acting at New York’s Lee Strasberg Film and Theater Institute and moved to Mumbai for her craft, renaming herself “Jiah” in phoenetic homage to Gia Carangi, the late supermodel...

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