Earlier today (December 9), it came to the public's notice that popular Tamil television serial actress Chitra died by suicide. Fondly addressed as Chithu, she was well known among the household audience as Mullai, the female lead character in the ongoing Vijay TV serial, Pandian Stores. Chithu's performance in the serial had won the hearts of people across the state and she became one of the most loved television actors. Before playing the lead in Pandian Stores, she had acted in the second season of Saravanan Meenatchi.

She also participated in notable reality shows like Dance Jodi Dance, Nanbenda, Jodi Fun Unlimited, etc. Chithu also worked as an anchor and host of several television programs. Chithu had a very good fan following on social media and she was known for her fun-loving character. However, she seemed to have some complicated problems on her personal front which made her take the extreme step. Chithu was found hanging in a private hotel room at Nazarathpettai, Chennai.

Her demise has come as a shocker to the people of Tamil Nadu and leading actors from the television industry have been sharing their condolence messages. The fans are expressing their shock by sharing the screenshots of Chithu's last video that she had shared on her Instagram page. Just 10 hours before losing her life, Chithu had shared a video from the sets of a special program and she was spotted along with actress Sharanya Turadi. It is said that the special program's shooting got over late in the night and Chithu decided to stay in a nearby hotel. Chithu had got engaged to an entrepreneur named Hemanth and he had accompanied Chithu during the stay. In her last shared video, Chithu was all smiles and looked very positive.

While Sharanya was recording the video, Chithu was busily talking to someone over the phone. People couldn't come to reality with what has happened and the Police officials are investigating the death. Chithu's mortal remains has been sent to the Kilpauk Medical College for post-mortem and other formalities. Let us pray for the departed soul to rest in peace. You can find below the last video shared by Chithu on her Instagram page: