In an unexpected turn of events, young Tamil actress Powlen Jessica (aka) Deepa was found dead at her residence in Chennai during the morning hours of Sunday, September 18. According to reports, she was found hanging at her residence in Virugambakkam and her body has now been sent for the post mortem formalities. This suicide incident has sent shock waves in the Tamil industry and the fans are mourning the young actress' demise on social media. Powlen Jessica was 29 years old when she breathed her last.

Reports suggest that the actress took the extreme step due to excessive problems in her love life and further details are expected to be known after the investigations. The Virugambakkam Police have filed a case and are investigating on the same. At this moment, we at Galatta Media express our heartfelt condolences to Powlen's family and pray for the departed soul to rest in peace. Details regarding the cremation process are yet to be known and more details are awaited.

For the unversed, Powlen Jessica played the female lead in the Tamil film Vaaitha which released earlier this year. Vaaitha is directed by Mahivarman CS and produced by K Vinoth Kumar under the banner of Varaha Swamy Films. The film released in theatres on May 27, opening to mixed reviews from critics. This court room drama featured Mu Ramaswamy of KD aka Karuppu Durai fame playing the lead role, alongside Nassar, Pugazh Mahendran, Prasanna Balachandran, and Powlen Jessica in important roles. The film is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Apart from Vaaitha, Powlen Jessica also acted in a supporting role in Mysskin's directorial Thupparivaalan which starred Vishal in the lead role. Powlen Jessica has also acted in a few popular short films in Tamil.