Husband of popular TV actress Nandhini alias Mynaa committed suicide at a lodge in Valasaravakkam here last evening.
According to the police, the victim, Karthikeyan, 30, who was running a gym, resided along with his wife in an apartment at V S S Nagar in Valasaravakkam. He married Nandhini eight months ago, after his first wife, Vanila, died.
Sources say, he had shut down his gym recently due to financial troubles and was also separated from Nandhini. He was staying in a lodge.
TV actress’ husband commits suicide!
At around 4.45 pm on Monday, he was found dead by his mother, Shanthi, 50, at the lodge on Ponniamman Koil Street in Virugambakkam. Shanthi informed the police around 7 pm.
The police said Karthikeyan had left a detailed suicide note stating the reason for taking the drastic step. He had blamed his wife, Nandhini, and his father-in-law, Rajendran, for tormenting him.
‘He drank poison to end his life. We will be able to say anything more only after obtaining the post-mortem report,’ said an investigation officer.
The victim’s body was sent to a government hospital for a post-mortem. A case has been registered with the Virugambakkam police station. Further investigation is on.